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COUGHTON CROSS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List Entry Summary

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

Name: COUGHTON CROSS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1355382

Location

COUGHTON CROSS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, BIRMINGHAM ROAD

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Coughton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 305319

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

COUGHTON BIRMINGHAM ROAD SP06SE (East side) 1/156 01/02/67 Coughton Cross and attached railings

GV II

Base of wayside cross. Medieval stone. Square socket stone with chamfered corners, and stump of shaft, on 3 steps. C18/early C19. Wrought iron railings on stone kerb. According to local tradition travellers entering or leaving the Wilds of Feckenham Forest offered prayers or thanksgiving at the cross. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.74; Transactions of Birmingham Archaeological Society, Vol.68, p.87).

Listing NGR: SP0803060326

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 74
'Transactions of the Birmingham Archaeological Society' in Transactions of the Birmingham Archaeological Society, , Vol. 68, (), 87

National Grid Reference: SP0803060326

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