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Latitude: 51.746 / 51°44'45"N
Longitude: -2.3276 / 2°19'39"W
OS Eastings: 377477
OS Northings: 205305
OS Grid: SO774053
Mapcode National: GBR 0L3.DCJ
Mapcode Global: VH94W.LCVW
Entry Name: Direction Post
Listing Date: 9 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1090586
English Heritage Legacy ID: 132300
Location: Eastington, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10
Civil Parish: Eastington
Built-Up Area: Eastington
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Eastington St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
141/2 Direction post
Memorial direction post with drinking fountain. 1897, for Charles Henry Hooper.
Limestone post on red sandstone base; cast iron arms. Designed in form of churchyard
cross with cross gabled head surmounted by crown; 2 direction arms fitted to head
indicate 'GLOUCESTER/BRISTOL' and 'STONEHOUSE/STROUD'. A further arm, since removed,
probably read 'FROCESTER/TETBURY'. Each has scrolled underside bracket and end.
Octagonal post has mouled square base with recessed inscription panel to 3 faces:
'VICTORIA/DG REG/1837', 'VICTORIA/DG REG/1897' and 'XEMORIAL/ANNO LX'. Small
Drinking fountain, now eroded, occupies recess on fourth side with shell hood.
Erected to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Stands at centre of C20
traffic island. (N.M. Herbert, 'Eastington' in V.C.H Glos. x, 1972, pp. 123-139.)
Listing NGR: SO7747705305
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