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Cross Hands Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 52.0219 / 52°1'18"N

Longitude: -1.8096 / 1°48'34"W

OS Eastings: 413160

OS Northings: 235955

OS Grid: SP131359

Mapcode National: GBR 4NS.C8T

Mapcode Global: VHB18.LF6W

Entry Name: Cross Hands Post

Listing Date: 8 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126052

Location: Chipping Campden, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL55

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Chipping Campden

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Campden St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

5224 A44

Cross Hands Post
SP 13 NW 3/1


Dated 1669, restored. Oak wooden directionpost with cast - or wrought iron-finger-
signs. Inscribed:

North: "The Way to Warwick"
"xv miles 1669".

South: "The Way to Gloster"
"xxiii miles NI".

East: "The Way to Oxford"
"xxiii miles 1669".

West: "The Way to Woster
"xvi miles NI".

The directions are right but the distances are all wrong. Also called Izod's Post.

Listing NGR: SP1316035955

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

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