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Inn Sign Spanning the Highway Immediately East of the Magpie Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Stonham Parva, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2015 / 52°12'5"N

Longitude: 1.0999 / 1°5'59"E

OS Eastings: 611927

OS Northings: 260451

OS Grid: TM119604

Mapcode National: GBR TKW.WDL

Mapcode Global: VHLB0.0XTP

Entry Name: Inn Sign Spanning the Highway Immediately East of the Magpie Inn

Listing Date: 26 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279390

Location: Stonham Parva, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stonham Parva

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Earl Stonham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

LITTLE STONHAM NORWICH ROAD
TM 16 SW
2/139 Inn Sign spanning the
- highway, immediately east
of the Magpie Inn
GV II

Inn sign of C17/C18 origin, but largely or wholly renewed in C20. On either
side of the road are square posts about 6m high, supporting a timber beam
across the road with a diagonal brace at each corner. A painted metal figure
of a magpie surmounts the beam, surrounded by wrought iron scrollwork; beneath
it is a hanging sign with the Brewery name. Traditionally believed to have
been used as a gibbet for hanging highwaymen. N.M.R. Included for group
value.


Listing NGR: TM1192760451

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