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Village Stocks on South Outer Side of Gateway into Churchyard of Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Broughton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8033 / 53°48'12"N

Longitude: -2.7171 / 2°43'1"W

OS Eastings: 352867

OS Northings: 434353

OS Grid: SD528343

Mapcode National: GBR 9SGG.KB

Mapcode Global: WH85F.7NDN

Entry Name: Village Stocks on South Outer Side of Gateway into Churchyard of Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 25 July 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164227

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185863

Location: Broughton, Preston, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Broughton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Broughton St John The Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


7/16 Village stocks on south
outer side of gateway into
churchyard of Church of
St. John the Baptist

Village stocks, probably C18, restored 1902 to commemorate coronation of
Edward VII. Two shouldered stone slabs, 2 wooden beams with housings for 2
occupants, metal shackles. Stone bench against churchyard wall behind the
stocks with commemorative legend and names of church wardens, dated 1902.

Listing NGR: SD5286734353

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