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Latitude: 50.0962 / 50°5'46"N
Longitude: -5.2088 / 5°12'31"W
OS Eastings: 170605
OS Northings: 26719
OS Grid: SW706267
Mapcode National: GBR Z5.02TM
Mapcode Global: VH134.NVP4
Plus Code: 9C2P3QWR+FF
Entry Name: Guide Post at Junction Between B3291 and Gweek Lane
Listing Date: 17 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142088
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66128
Location: Gweek, Cornwall, TR12
Civil Parish: Gweek
Built-Up Area: Gweek
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Wendron
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 7026-7126 GWEEK GWEEK
10/143 Guide post at junction between
- B3291 and Gweek Lane
Guide post. Circa. Late C19. Cast iron. Octagonal-on-plan shaft base with 12-
sided on fluted shafts over. The shaft is in 3 diminishing-sized stages with cornice
at the top. Over the cornice is the hub for, 3 pointers surmounted by an ogee-headed
ball finial. The pointers have rounded ends and embossed letters. Inscribed to:
HELSTON, FALMOUTH and REDRUTH with no mileages.
This is a rare early example of an iron guide post. The only such example yet seen
in West Cornwall during this survey.
Listing NGR: SW7060426719
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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