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Latitude: 52.0031 / 52°0'11"N
Longitude: -2.0542 / 2°3'14"W
OS Eastings: 396378
OS Northings: 233854
OS Grid: SO963338
Mapcode National: GBR 2L0.9H9
Mapcode Global: VHB14.BXX9
Entry Name: Teddington Hands Sign Post
Listing Date: 4 July 1960
Last Amended: 4 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156004
English Heritage Legacy ID: 135269
Location: Teddington, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20
Civil Parish: Teddington
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton-under-Hill
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO 93 SE TEDDINGTON A435
5/174 Teddington Hands Sign Post
(formerly listed as Cross Hands)
Signpost dated 1(6)76, moved from its original position nearby.
Sandstone and limestone. Square limestone base; octagonal
sandstone shaft. Height c3m. Inscription on the south side
'EDMOND ATTWOOD THE VINE TREE / AT THE FIRST TIME ERECTED ME / AND
FREELY HE DID THIS BESTOW / STRANGE TRAVELLERS THE WAY TO SHEW /
SIX GENERATONS PAST AND GONE / REPAIRED BY THOMAS ATTWOOD OF
TEDDINGTON AUGUST 10th 1(6)76.', towards the top of the octagonal
column. Circular stone above with brass plaque bearing the same
inscription. Six iron painted hands 'Cheltenham 7 / Winchombe 6 /
Shrewsbury 16½ / Evesham 8½ / Overbury 2, Pershore 7 / Tewkesbury
4½.' Octagonal pyramidal capping stone with ball finial.
Listing NGR: SO9637833854
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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