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Greenwood Stone

A Grade II Listed Building in Wadsworth, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.753 / 53°45'10"N

Longitude: -1.9764 / 1°58'35"W

OS Eastings: 401652

OS Northings: 428515

OS Grid: SE016285

Mapcode National: GBR GTM1.XD

Mapcode Global: WHB87.MX2R

Plus Code: 9C5WQ23F+6C

Entry Name: Greenwood Stone

Listing Date: 12 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425146

Location: Wadsworth, Calderdale, HX2

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Wadsworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Luddenden with Luddendenfoot

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 01652851

8/262 Greenwood Stone


- II

Boundary stone of uncertain date, perhaps C16. Monolith 5 feet x 12" x 9".
Slightly tapers. Roughly dressed. West face bears the date " 1779 ", deeply
incised. Marks the Ancient Boundary between Midgley and Wadsworth Townships, as
determined in 1594 after a dispute between the respective lords of the manor
(Sir George Savile and John Lacy), see Churn Milk Joan. The date of 1779 was
cut following a beating of the bounds by Mr. William Shackleton and his pupils
at Heptonstall Grammar School, Churchyard Bottom (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SE0165228515

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