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Mother Shipton's Stone at Ngr St 0702 3947, Williton

Description: Mother Shipton's Stone at Ngr St 0702 3947

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 265011

OS Grid Reference: ST0701339471
OS Grid Coordinates: 307013, 139471
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1469, -3.3307

Location: Williton, Somerset TA4 4HL

Locality: Williton
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 4HL

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Listing Text


5/245 Mother Shipton's Stone at NGR ST
0702 3947

- II

Landscape feature in form of Roman tomb stone, set in the park of Orchard
Wyndham (qv). Late C18-early C19. Monolithic red sandstone about 2 metres
high. Cambered head. Incised face thought to be female, indistinct Latin inscription below and incised laurel wreath. Reconstruction of a Roman
tomb stone found in Cumberland by the Wyndhams of Orchard Wyndham (qv).
(VCH Somerset, vol 5, forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST0701339471

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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