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Wayside Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Etchilhampton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311584

Location: Etchilhampton, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

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

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Listing Text

ETCHILHAMPTON A342, The Lydeway
SU 05 NW at
SU 029598 (north side)
9/164 Wayside Monument (formerly listed
as The Long Monument)
19.3.62
II

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
RECTO DECUS.
Fourth side: By Permission Michael Tichb(ourne) Esq.
(Wilts Notes & Queries, iii, 181-2)


Listing NGR: SU0295559828

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