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Inscribed Stone on Andrew's Edge, Saltersford at Sj 9872 7498

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainow, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2718 / 53°16'18"N

Longitude: -2.0206 / 2°1'14"W

OS Eastings: 398720

OS Northings: 374980

OS Grid: SJ987749

Mapcode National: GBR GZBL.BV

Mapcode Global: WHBBQ.X1Y2

Entry Name: Inscribed Stone on Andrew's Edge, Saltersford at Sj 9872 7498

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58076

Location: Rainow, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Rainow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Rainow Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


5/166 Inscribed stone on
Andrew's Edge,
Saltersford at SJ 9872
Inscribed standing stone: dated 1742. Tall, narrow roughly dressed
gritstone block. The top of the west face has a deeply cut RAO 1742
(for Richard and Ann Oakes). Below is a faint graffito reading EL
1766 (for Edward Lomas).

The stone stands in a field known as Green Book Pasture, one of a
series of upland enclosures, each assigned to an individual farm. The
Oakes lived at Green Book Farm.

Listing NGR: SJ9872074980

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

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