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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
Entry Name: Greenwood Stone
Listing Date: 12 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227651
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425146
Location: Wadsworth, Calderdale, HX2
Civil Parish: Wadsworth
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Luddenden with Luddendenfoot
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 02NW WADSWORTH C.P. WADSWORTH MOOR
8/262 Greenwood Stone
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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