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Cranmer Square

Cranmer Square was a feature of the original town plan for Christchurch, surveyed by Edward Jollie in 1849−50. The Square was named for Thomas Cranmer, one of the so-called Marian Martyrs executed by Mary I for their protestant faith. As the centre of a historical educational precinct, the square has been used from at least the 1860s for both formal and informal recreation.

Cranmer Square, Central City

Last updated: 15.02.2015