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Latitude: 51.3375 / 51°20'15"N
Longitude: -1.959 / 1°57'32"W
OS Eastings: 402955
OS Northings: 159828
OS Grid: SU029598
Mapcode National: GBR 3WL.3JX
Mapcode Global: VHB4H.0N70
Entry Name: Wayside Monument
Listing Date: 19 March 1962
Last Amended: 29 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1286071
English Heritage Legacy ID: 311584
Location: Etchilhampton, Wiltshire, SN10
Civil Parish: Etchilhampton
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Bishop's Cannings and Etchilhampton St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ETCHILHAMPTON A342, The Lydeway
SU 05 NW at
SU 029598 (north side)
9/164 Wayside Monument (formerly listed
as The Long Monument)
Monument. C18. Limestone. Rusticated plinth with cornice.
Square central section with chamfered corners bearing inscriptions
on each face on grey stone tablets. Upper moulded cornice and
cresting a lion rampant, one paw missing, with an iron tail.
Inscription on east, south and west sides identical, reading:
A. D. this monument from a general sense of gratitude / was
erected to the Memory of / JAMES LONG / late of Wedhampton Esqre /
whose publick spirit and benevolance / which he ever exercised for
the service / of Mankind, were remarkably exerted / in planning,
promoting and compleating this New Road / An: Dom. 1?68 / By which/
a former tedious and dangerous Way / over the adjacent Hill / is
avoided / to the great Pleasure and convenience of Travellers / IN
Fourth side: By Permission Michael Tichb(ourne) Esq.
(Wilts Notes & Queries, iii, 181-2)
Listing NGR: SU0295559828
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