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Stocks and Whipping Post in Churchyard, About 10 Metres South of South Aisle, Church of St Augustine, West Monkton

Description: Stocks and Whipping Post in Churchyard, About 10 Metres South of South Aisle, Church of St Augustine

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 270756

OS Grid Reference: ST2632028438
OS Grid Coordinates: 326320, 128438
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0505, -3.0525

Location: Boome Lane, West Monkton, Somerset TA2 8QT

Locality: West Monkton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA2 8QT

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Listing Text


6/212 Stocks and Whipping post in
churchyard, about 10 metres South
of South aisle, Church of St



Stocks and whipping post under canopy, C18, possibly earlier, resited in churchyard early C20, late C20 canopy. Wood
and wrought iron. Whipping post: about 1.5 metres high, broken at top, corners bound with metal strips, set of manacles
attached to post, Stocks: hinged boards with 6 circular openings, hinges much eroded, Set below C20 wooden plain roofed
canopy supported by 4 posts. The survival of whipping posts is uncommon.

Listing NGR: ST2632128436

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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