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The Four Shire Stone

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Compton, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9875 / 51°59'14"N

Longitude: -1.6657 / 1°39'56"W

OS Eastings: 423050

OS Northings: 232166

OS Grid: SP230321

Mapcode National: GBR 5QP.CNP

Mapcode Global: VHBZ0.29RR

Entry Name: The Four Shire Stone

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130222

Location: Little Compton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, GL56

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Little Compton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wolford St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

EVENLODE A44
SP 23 SW
2/109

at turning to Great Wolford

The Four Shire Stone

25.8.60

II

Boundary stone at junction of boundaries of Gloucestershire, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire and formerly Worcestershire. Ashlar limestone. Mid to late C18 with C19 lettering. Square column on moulded plinth, cavetto moulded capping with block/ball finial at apex. Inscription in capital letters on south face THE/FOUR SHIRE/STONE/WORCESTERSHIRE, on west face GLOUCESTERSHIRE, on north WARWICKSHIRE and on east OXFORDSHIRE.

Listing NGR: SP2305032166

The asset was previously listed thrice also at List entry 1053335 and 1024285. These entries were removed from the List on 23rd May 2016.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23rd May 2016

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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