Description: Milestone Approximately 17 Metres West of the Lodge
Date Listed: 16 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 306649
OS Grid Reference: SP2452346695
OS Grid Coordinates: 424523, 246695
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1180, -1.6433
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TREDINGTON STRATFORD LANE
SP24NW (West side)
1/262 Milestone approx. 17m. W of
Milestone. Mid C19. Ashlar, of 2 stages, the second stage with pyramidal top.
Inscribed '6 miles/To Shakespere's Town whose Name/Is known throughout the
Earth/To Shipston 4 whose lesser Name/Boasts no such Poet's Birth' and 'Crux men
lux/After darkness LIGHT/From light home flows/and Peace in death/In Christ a
sure repose 1871'. Coats of arms are carved on either side of the monument, and
the panels are cusped. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SP2452346695
Source: English Heritage
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