Four Crosses, Powys
Four Crosses is a village in Montgomeryshire in northern Powys, mid Wales, close to the border with Shropshire. It is in the community of Llandysilio. It lies on the A483 road which now bypasses the village to the west.
The village is home to over 900 persons.
It is on the Offa's Dyke Path. The nearest town is Oswestry. The Foxen Manor housing estate has a football field and playground. This field is home to Four Crosses Football Club, who are in the SPAR Mid Wales League, and are moving up the division.
The village was served by Four Crosses railway station until 1965. It was a centre for milk collection - Four Crosses Creamery - and produced prize winning Ice Cream which was distributed over a large area of mid/north Wales and adjoining counties. It was the home of Rodney Rovers Football Club (played behind the Golden Lion public house) which played at a high level. The village was a stopping point (Bowyers Garage) on the Monte Carlo Rally. There was a Police Station - opposite the school. Also an Egg Packing Station. Former British Light heavyweight Boxing Champion DENNIS POWELL lived in the village. A plaque is affixed to his training "hall". A photograph entered on a link to this site by John Haynes purporting to be the Creamery (and now flats) is, in fact, the Egg Packing Station on the opposite side of the track from the Creamery. It was run by Malcolm Foulkes.
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