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Stocks and Whipping Post in Churchyard, About 10 Metres South of South Aisle, Church of St Augustine

A Grade II Listed Building in West Monkton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0505 / 51°3'1"N

Longitude: -3.0525 / 3°3'9"W

OS Eastings: 326320

OS Northings: 128438

OS Grid: ST263284

Mapcode National: GBR M3.G2GV

Mapcode Global: FRA 46HB.NMJ

Entry Name: Stocks and Whipping Post in Churchyard, About 10 Metres South of South Aisle, Church of St Augustine

Listing Date: 7 May 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270756

Location: West Monkton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: West Monkton

Built-Up Area: West Monkton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/212 Stocks and Whipping post in
churchyard, about 10 metres South
of South aisle, Church of St



Stocks and whipping post under canopy, C18, possibly earlier, resited in churchyard early C20, late C20 canopy. Wood
and wrought iron. Whipping post: about 1.5 metres high, broken at top, corners bound with metal strips, set of manacles
attached to post, Stocks: hinged boards with 6 circular openings, hinges much eroded, Set below C20 wooden plain roofed
canopy supported by 4 posts. The survival of whipping posts is uncommon.

Listing NGR: ST2632128436

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

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