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Stocks, Burton-cum-Walden

Description: Stocks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322497

OS Grid Reference: SE0172186648
OS Grid Coordinates: 401721, 486648
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2755, -1.9751

Location: Front Nook, Burton cum Walden, North Yorkshire DL8 4JW

Locality: Burton-cum-Walden
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4JW

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Listing Text

SE 0086-0186
West Burton
13/16 Stocks

Stocks. C17 or C18, restored 1977. Sandstone ashlar, oak. Stone round-
headed end posts, approximately 500mm high, with vertical grooves on inner
sides. 2 horizontal boards, 1977, with 2 leg-holes, the upper board
moveable and fastened with a hasp and padlock. A small plaque on the upper
board records that new wood was supplied when the stocks were repaired in
commemoration of the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977. The juxtaposition of
stocks and market cross (qv) allowed the malefactor to sit on the lowest
step of the cross while in the stocks.

Listing NGR: SE0172186648

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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