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The Written Stone

A Grade II Listed Building in Longridge, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.836 / 53°50'9"N

Longitude: -2.5693 / 2°34'9"W

OS Eastings: 362629

OS Northings: 437904

OS Grid: SD626379

Mapcode National: GBR BSH2.JM

Mapcode Global: WH96F.HVQ2

Entry Name: The Written Stone

Listing Date: 22 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183016

Location: Longridge, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Longridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Longridge St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 63 NW LONGRIDGE WRITTEN STONE LANE

7/130 The Written Stone

II


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: SD6258537882

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