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The Stocks and Whipping Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldbury, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8025 / 51°48'9"N

Longitude: -0.6022 / 0°36'7"W

OS Eastings: 496481

OS Northings: 212467

OS Grid: SP964124

Mapcode National: GBR F4J.YC9

Mapcode Global: VHFRQ.JY0K

Entry Name: The Stocks and Whipping Post

Listing Date: 14 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355649

Location: Aldbury, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Aldbury

Built-Up Area: Aldbury

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tring

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9612
(West side)
12/13 The Stocks and
14.5.52 Whipping Post
Stocks and whipping post combined. C17 or earlier, repaired at base of
posts. Oak framing with wrought iron straps and fittings. Stocks with 2
horizontal planks with recesses in their meeting edges, supported above
ground in slots in 2 posts. Orientated almost N-S on axis of Stocks
Road. Taller S part has on E side a hinged iron strap with 2 U-shaped
curves to hold the RH wrist higher or lower. There was probably a
corresponding strap on the W side formerly. Iron plates reinforce the
post which has chamfered arises and a shaped top. Similar plates and
shaped top to shorter N post. The heavy iron strap continuous over the
upper moveable plank has cranked ends and a remaining staple for
securing it in closed position at S end. (RCHM (1911) 31 No.4).

Listing NGR: SP9648112467

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