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Direction Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.746 / 51°44'45"N

Longitude: -2.3276 / 2°19'39"W

OS Eastings: 377477

OS Northings: 205305

OS Grid: SO774053

Mapcode National: GBR 0L3.DCJ

Mapcode Global: VH94W.LCVW

Entry Name: Direction Post

Listing Date: 9 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090586

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132300

Location: Eastington, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Eastington

Built-Up Area: Eastington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Eastington St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

EASTINGTON ALKERTON
SO 7605-7705
141/2 Direction post
II
Memorial direction post with drinking fountain. 1897, for Charles Henry Hooper.
Limestone post on red sandstone base; cast iron arms. Designed in form of churchyard
cross with cross gabled head surmounted by crown; 2 direction arms fitted to head
indicate 'GLOUCESTER/BRISTOL' and 'STONEHOUSE/STROUD'. A further arm, since removed,
probably read 'FROCESTER/TETBURY'. Each has scrolled underside bracket and end.
Octagonal post has mouled square base with recessed inscription panel to 3 faces:
'VICTORIA/DG REG/1837', 'VICTORIA/DG REG/1897' and 'XEMORIAL/ANNO LX'. Small
Drinking fountain, now eroded, occupies recess on fourth side with shell hood.
Erected to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Stands at centre of C20
traffic island. (N.M. Herbert, 'Eastington' in V.C.H Glos. x, 1972, pp. 123-139.)


Listing NGR: SO7747705305

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