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Village Stocks in Corner of Road 100 Metres East of Hill House, Accrington

Description: Village Stocks in Corner of Road 100 Metres East of Hill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 183837

OS Grid Reference: SD7774330425
OS Grid Coordinates: 377743, 430425
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7697, -2.3391

Location: 1 Higher Gate, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 6LX

Locality: Accrington
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 6LX

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Listing Text

SD 73 SE
3/37 Village Stocks
22.8.1966 in corner of road l00m east of
Hill House
- II

Village stocks, date uncertain. Square stone uprights, wooden crossbars
with housings for 2 pairs of legs; one of the uprights, probably base of
guide post, dated 1722 near the base and lettered on 3 sides:
HG (some letters reversed); OB; OBL
L (??)E ACK
Parts of decayed seat remain. All enclosed by circular iron railings.
(Ainsworth Homesteads p.379; Altham and Huncoat p.227)

Listing NGR: SD7774330425

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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