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Drummer Boy's Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Tilshead, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2448 / 51°14'41"N

Longitude: -1.9021 / 1°54'7"W

OS Eastings: 406932

OS Northings: 149517

OS Grid: SU069495

Mapcode National: GBR 3XM.ZWR

Mapcode Global: VHB4W.ZZB3

Entry Name: Drummer Boy's Post

Listing Date: 25 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312072

Location: Orcheston, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tilshead

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SU 05 SE
7/167 Drummer Boy's Post
Finger post. C19. Cast iron. A tapered shaft set on moulded
cylindrical base. At top, three wooden arms reading SALISBURY,
DEVIZES, and LAVINGTON. Urn finial. Restored c1980. Associated
in legend with the appearance of the ghost of a drummer, recorded
by Sir Walter Scott and related by Rev R.H. Barham in Ingoldsby
Legends, second series.

Listing NGR: SU0693249517

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