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The Stocks and Whipping Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldbury, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

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

ALDBURY STOCKS ROAD
SP 9612
(West side)
12/13 The Stocks and
14.5.52 Whipping Post
GV II
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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