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Cross Hands Post, Chipping Campden

Description: Cross Hands Post

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 126052

OS Grid Reference: SP1316335955
OS Grid Coordinates: 413163, 235955
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0219, -1.8096

Location: A44, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire WR12 7LD

Locality: Chipping Campden
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR12 7LD

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Listing Text

5224 A44

Cross Hands Post
SP 13 NW 3/1


Dated 1669, restored. Oak wooden directionpost with cast - or wrought iron-finger-
signs. Inscribed:

North: "The Way to Warwick"
"xv miles 1669".

South: "The Way to Gloster"
"xxiii miles NI".

East: "The Way to Oxford"
"xxiii miles 1669".

West: "The Way to Woster
"xvi miles NI".

The directions are right but the distances are all wrong. Also called Izod's Post.

Listing NGR: SP1316335955

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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