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Latitude: 51.2448 / 51°14'41"N
Longitude: -1.9021 / 1°54'7"W
OS Eastings: 406932
OS Northings: 149517
OS Grid: SU069495
Mapcode National: GBR 3XM.ZWR
Mapcode Global: VHB4W.ZZB3
Entry Name: Drummer Boy's Post
Listing Date: 25 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1035850
English Heritage Legacy ID: 312072
Location: Orcheston, Wiltshire, SP3
Civil Parish: Tilshead
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
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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