A Detailed History

There is a wealth of information recorded for the Norman Cross depot, which we'll summarise in this section. See also the Resources section.

The Norman Cross Depot Time Line

1793: War with France

1797: Norman Cross Depot constructed

1814: Norman Cross Depot closes

1913: Dr Walker's book published

1914: Memorial Eagle erected next to A1

1990: Memorial Eagle stolen

1991: Eagle Appeal launched

1998: Column re-erected on A15

2002: Conservation Project

2005: New Memorial Eagle unveiled

2009: Time Team dig

2014: Bicentenary Commemoration

2018: Paul Chamberlain's book published


Sources of Information:

Local Heritage Initiative

Norman Cross Gallery

Peterborough Museum


Paul Biggins