Description: The Written Stone
Date Listed: 22 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183016
OS Grid Reference: SD6262937904
OS Grid Coordinates: 362629, 437904
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8360, -2.5693
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SD 63 NW LONGRIDGE WRITTEN STONE LANE
7/130 The Written Stone
Inscribed stone, 1655. Sandstone. About 8 feet long, 2 feet wide
and 18 inches deep. The following is written in incised letters:
'RAVFFE RADCLIFFE LAID THIS STONE TO LYE FOR EVER AD 1655'.
For legends about the stone see Smith, Tom C., A History of Longridge,
Preston, 1888, pp. 27-30.
Listing NGR: SD6258537882
Source: English Heritage
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