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The Great Stone at Entrance to Gorse Hill Park, Stretford

Description: The Great Stone at Entrance to Gorse Hill Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 212976

OS Grid Reference: SJ8043495579
OS Grid Coordinates: 380434, 395579
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4566, -2.2961

Location: Chester Road, Trafford M32 0GA

Locality: Stretford
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: M32 0GA

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Listing Text

SJ 89 NW
(south-east side)
(SJ 8095 NW)
3/18 The Great Stone
at entrance to
Gorse Hill Park
(formerly listed
with Gorse Hill
20/6/63 Park Archway)
According to tradition part of a Medieval cross, used later
as a plague stone. Boulder-shaped stone with two bowl-shaped
sinkings formed in the upper contour.

Listing NGR: SJ8043495579

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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