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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078241
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355198
Location: Wolverley and Cookley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY11
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
WOLVERLEY AND COOKLEY BLAKESHALL
SO 88 SW
1805/2/10005 Richard Baxter
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
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