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Finger Post at SD 775 104

A Grade II Listed Building in Radcliffe East, Bury

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Latitude: 53.5895 / 53°35'22"N

Longitude: -2.342 / 2°20'31"W

OS Eastings: 377460

OS Northings: 410381

OS Grid: SD774103

Mapcode National: GBR DV2X.RZ

Mapcode Global: WH97X.011J

Plus Code: 9C5VHMQ5+R6

Entry Name: Finger Post at SD 775 104

Listing Date: 15 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358700

Location: Radcliffe, Bury, BL8

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: Radcliffe East

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Ainsworth Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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5/10017 Finger Post at SD 775 104

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Directional signpost. Early C19, and associated with the Radcliffe Moor Turnpike Trust established in 1836. Low stone post, triangular in section,and painted white. The 2 outward faces carry carved inscriptions and images of pointing hands; that to the left reads 'Radcliffe/To Manchester/to Blackburn', that to the right 'To Bury/to Harwood and Bolton'. An early C19 signpost of vernacular quality which pre-dates the manufactured street furniture of the mid-C19 and later.

Listing NGR: SD7746010381

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