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Latitude: 53.836 / 53°50'9"N
Longitude: -2.5695 / 2°34'10"W
OS Eastings: 362617
OS Northings: 437902
OS Grid: SD626379
Mapcode National: GBR BSH2.HM
Mapcode Global: WH96F.HVM3
Plus Code: 9C5VRCPJ+C5
Entry Name: The Written Stone
Listing Date: 22 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1147440
English Heritage Legacy ID: 183016
Location: Longridge, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, PR3
Civil Parish: Longridge
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Longridge St Lawrence
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 63 NW
WRITTEN STONE LANE
The Written Stone
Inscribed stone, 1655. Sandstone. About 8 feet long, 2 feet wide and 18 inches deep. The following is written in incised letters: 'RAVFFE RADCLIFFE LAID THIS STONE TO LYE FOR EVER AD 1655'.
For legends about the stone see Smith, Tom C., A History of Longridge, Preston, 1888, pp. 27-30.
Listing NGR: SD6261737902
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