THE FOUR SHIRE STONE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303562
Date first listed:
25-Aug-1960
Statutory Address:
THE FOUR SHIRE STONE, A 44
Statutory Address:
THE FOUR SHIRE STONE, ROAD TO GREAT WOLFORD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE FOUR SHIRE STONE, A 44
Statutory Address:
THE FOUR SHIRE STONE, ROAD TO GREAT WOLFORD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Evenlode
County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Moreton-in-Marsh
County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Chastleton
County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Wolford
County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Little Compton
National Grid Reference:
SP2305032166

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
130222
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06931/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Helmut Schulenburg. Source Historic England Archive
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