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Stocks and Whipping Post Approximately 15 Metres North West of Outhwaite Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Roeburndale, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.085 / 54°5'6"N

Longitude: -2.5921 / 2°35'31"W

OS Eastings: 361365

OS Northings: 465620

OS Grid: SD613656

Mapcode National: GBR BPB6.MC

Mapcode Global: WH958.4LY6

Entry Name: Stocks and Whipping Post Approximately 15 Metres North West of Outhwaite Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 October 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182599

Location: Roeburndale, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Roeburndale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Wray Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


2/63 Stocks and Whipping Post approx.
4-10-1967 15 metres north-west of Outhwaite


Stocks and whipping post, possibly c.1700. Sandstone. Stocks now built
into field wall and comprise 2 posts of square plan grooved on inner
sides. The upper board, presumably of wood, is now missing. The lower
part, slotted into the posts, has 4 semi-circular leg recesses. The
whipping post is roughly square on plan, with chamfered and stopped sides.
Below the top at the front is an iron ring. Tithe documents held at Hornby
Castle and dated 1721 record that William Edmondson of Outhwaite was then
constable of Roeburndale.

Listing NGR: SD6136565620

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