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Coughton Cross and Attached Railings, Coughton

Description: Coughton Cross and Attached Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305319

OS Grid Reference: SP0803160327
OS Grid Coordinates: 408031, 260327
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2411, -1.8838

Location: Coughton Fields Lane, Coughton, Warwickshire B49 5HR

Locality: Coughton
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B49 5HR

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Listing Text

SP06SE (East side)
1/156 Coughton Cross and attached
01/02/67 railings


Base of wayside cross. Medieval stone. Square socket stone with chamfered
corners, and stump of shaft, on 3 steps. C18/early C19. Wrought iron railings on
stone kerb. According to local tradition travellers entering or leaving the
Wilds of Feckenham Forest offered prayers or thanksgiving at the cross.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.74; Transactions of Birmingham Archaeological
Society, Vol.68, p.87).

Listing NGR: SP0803160327

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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