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Gibbet Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Shackerstone, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6372 / 52°38'13"N

Longitude: -1.467 / 1°28'1"W

OS Eastings: 436163

OS Northings: 304515

OS Grid: SK361045

Mapcode National: GBR 6JC.MXX

Mapcode Global: WHDJ5.FZM4

Entry Name: Gibbet Post

Listing Date: 10 August 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188216

Location: Shackerstone, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Shackerstone

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Market Bosworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


7.11.66 Gibbet Post


Gibbet post. 1800. Square sectioned wooden post fixed in the ground.
A plaque inscribed: "This Gibbet was erected a ½ of a mile from the
scene of a murder committed by John Massey February, 1800", had been
removed by time of resurvey (February, 1988).

Listing NGR: SK3616304515

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

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