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Mother Shipton's Stone at Ngr St 0702 3947

A Grade II Listed Building in Williton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1469 / 51°8'48"N

Longitude: -3.3307 / 3°19'50"W

OS Eastings: 307013

OS Northings: 139471

OS Grid: ST070394

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.8403

Mapcode Global: VH6GW.7F1M

Entry Name: Mother Shipton's Stone at Ngr St 0702 3947

Listing Date: 21 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174823

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265011

Location: Williton, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Williton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST0739 WILLITON CP
ORCHARD WYNDHAM

5/245 Mother Shipton's Stone at NGR ST
0702 3947
-

- II

Landscape feature in form of Roman tomb stone, set in the park of Orchard
Wyndham (qv). Late C18-early C19. Monolithic red sandstone about 2 metres
high. Cambered head. Incised face thought to be female, indistinct Latin inscription below and incised laurel wreath. Reconstruction of a Roman
tomb stone found in Cumberland by the Wyndhams of Orchard Wyndham (qv).
(VCH Somerset, vol 5, forthcoming).


Listing NGR: ST0701339471

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Description

ST0739 WILLITON CP
ORCHARD WYNDHAM

5/245 Mother Shipton's Stone at NGR ST
0702 3947
-

- II

Landscape feature in form of Roman tomb stone, set in the park of Orchard
Wyndham (qv). Late C18-early C19. Monolithic red sandstone about 2 metres
high. Cambered head. Incised face thought to be female, indistinct Latin inscription below and incised laurel wreath. Reconstruction of a Roman
tomb stone found in Cumberland by the Wyndhams of Orchard Wyndham (qv).
(VCH Somerset, vol 5, forthcoming).


Listing NGR: ST0701339471

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