Description: Coughton Cross and Attached Railings
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
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COUGHTON BIRMINGHAM ROAD
SP06SE (East side)
1/156 Coughton Cross and attached
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
Source: English Heritage
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