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Description: Direction Post
Date Listed: 9 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 132300
OS Grid Reference: SO7747705305
OS Grid Coordinates: 377477, 205305
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7460, -2.3276
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141/2 Direction post
Memorial direction post with drinking fountain. 1897, for Charles Henry Hooper.
Limestone post on red sandstone base; cast iron arms. Designed in form of churchyard
cross with cross gabled head surmounted by crown; 2 direction arms fitted to head
indicate 'GLOUCESTER/BRISTOL' and 'STONEHOUSE/STROUD'. A further arm, since removed,
probably read 'FROCESTER/TETBURY'. Each has scrolled underside bracket and end.
Octagonal post has mouled square base with recessed inscription panel to 3 faces:
'VICTORIA/DG REG/1837', 'VICTORIA/DG REG/1897' and 'XEMORIAL/ANNO LX'. Small
Drinking fountain, now eroded, occupies recess on fourth side with shell hood.
Erected to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Stands at centre of C20
traffic island. (N.M. Herbert, 'Eastington' in V.C.H Glos. x, 1972, pp. 123-139.)
Listing NGR: SO7747705305
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Source: English Heritage
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