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Richard Baxter Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverley and Cookley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.426 / 52°25'33"N

Longitude: -2.2671 / 2°16'1"W

OS Eastings: 381934

OS Northings: 280925

OS Grid: SO819809

Mapcode National: GBR 09V.X8B

Mapcode Global: VH91M.N9B1

Entry Name: Richard Baxter Monument

Listing Date: 18 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355198

Location: Wolverley and Cookley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY11

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Wolverley and Cookley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Kidderminster Ismere

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 88 SW
1805/2/10005 Richard Baxter
- II

Monument. Circa 1850. Red and purple fired bricks with stone
string and base. Pedestal with moulded base and cornice and
rendered panel on each side, the North side with inserted stone
inscription tablet. Tall brick obelisk above with bullnose string
at base. Situated on a hilltop on Blakeshall Common.

NOTE: Richard Baxter (1615-1691), the Presbyterian divine, lived
in Kidderminster from 1641 and finally left in 1661.

Listing NGR: SO8193480925

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

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