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Inn Sign Spanning the Highway Immediately East of the Magpie Inn, Stonham Parva

Description: Inn Sign Spanning the Highway Immediately East of the Magpie Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279390

OS Grid Reference: TM1192760451
OS Grid Coordinates: 611927, 260451
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2015, 1.0999

Location: A140, Stonham Parva, Suffolk IP14 5JY

Locality: Stonham Parva
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5JY

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Listing Text

TM 16 SW
2/139 Inn Sign spanning the
- highway, immediately east
of the Magpie Inn

Inn sign of C17/C18 origin, but largely or wholly renewed in C20. On either
side of the road are square posts about 6m high, supporting a timber beam
across the road with a diagonal brace at each corner. A painted metal figure
of a magpie surmounts the beam, surrounded by wrought iron scrollwork; beneath
it is a hanging sign with the Brewery name. Traditionally believed to have
been used as a gibbet for hanging highwaymen. N.M.R. Included for group

Listing NGR: TM1192760451

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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