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Village Stocks on South Outer Side of Gateway into Churchyard of Church of St John the Baptist, Broughton

Description: Village Stocks on South Outer Side of Gateway into Churchyard of Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 185863

OS Grid Reference: SD5286734353
OS Grid Coordinates: 352867, 434353
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8033, -2.7171

Location: Church Lane, Broughton, Lancashire PR3 5JB

Locality: Broughton
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 5JB

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Listing Text


7/16 Village stocks on south
outer side of gateway into
churchyard of Church of
St. John the Baptist

Village stocks, probably C18, restored 1902 to commemorate coronation of
Edward VII. Two shouldered stone slabs, 2 wooden beams with housings for 2
occupants, metal shackles. Stone bench against churchyard wall behind the
stocks with commemorative legend and names of church wardens, dated 1902.

Listing NGR: SD5286734353

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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