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Village Stocks in Corner of Road 100 Metres East of Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hyndburn, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7697 / 53°46'10"N

Longitude: -2.3391 / 2°20'20"W

OS Eastings: 377743

OS Northings: 430425

OS Grid: SD777304

Mapcode National: GBR DS3V.CD

Mapcode Global: WH96Y.1HDY

Entry Name: Village Stocks in Corner of Road 100 Metres East of Hill House

Listing Date: 22 August 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280536

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183837

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Huncoat

Built-Up Area: Accrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Accrington St John

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

ACCRINGTON TOWNGATE,
SD 73 SE
Huncoat
3/37 Village Stocks
22.8.1966 in corner of road l00m east of
Hill House
- II

Village stocks, date uncertain. Square stone uprights, wooden crossbars
with housings for 2 pairs of legs; one of the uprights, probably base of
guide post, dated 1722 near the base and lettered on 3 sides:
HG (some letters reversed); OB; OBL
L (??)E ACK
EDG BVRN
17022
Parts of decayed seat remain. All enclosed by circular iron railings.
(Ainsworth Homesteads p.379; Altham and Huncoat p.227)


Listing NGR: SD7774330425

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