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Latitude: 51.9875 / 51°59'14"N
Longitude: -1.6657 / 1°39'56"W
OS Eastings: 423050
OS Northings: 232166
OS Grid: SP230321
Mapcode National: GBR 5QP.CNP
Mapcode Global: VHBZ0.29RR
Entry Name: The Four Shire Stone
Listing Date: 25 August 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1303562
English Heritage Legacy ID: 130222
Location: Little Compton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, GL56
Civil Parish: Little Compton
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Wolford St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
SP 23 SW
at turning to Great Wolford
The Four Shire Stone
Boundary stone at junction of boundaries of Gloucestershire, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire and formerly Worcestershire. Ashlar limestone. Mid to late C18 with C19 lettering. Square column on moulded plinth, cavetto moulded capping with block/ball finial at apex. Inscription in capital letters on south face THE/FOUR SHIRE/STONE/WORCESTERSHIRE, on west face GLOUCESTERSHIRE, on north WARWICKSHIRE and on east OXFORDSHIRE.
Listing NGR: SP2305032166
The asset was previously listed thrice also at List entry 1053335 and 1024285. These entries were removed from the List on 23rd May 2016.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23rd May 2016
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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