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Description: Drummer Boy's Post
Date Listed: 25 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 312072
OS Grid Reference: SU0693249517
OS Grid Coordinates: 406932, 149517
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2448, -1.9021
MARKET LAVINGTON OLD SALISBURY ROAD
SU 05 SE
7/167 Drummer Boy's Post
Finger post. C19. Cast iron. A tapered shaft set on moulded
cylindrical base. At top, three wooden arms reading SALISBURY,
DEVIZES, and LAVINGTON. Urn finial. Restored c1980. Associated
in legend with the appearance of the ghost of a drummer, recorded
by Sir Walter Scott and related by Rev R.H. Barham in Ingoldsby
Legends, second series.
Listing NGR: SU0693249517
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Source: English Heritage
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