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Coughton Cross and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Coughton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2411 / 52°14'27"N

Longitude: -1.8838 / 1°53'1"W

OS Eastings: 408030

OS Northings: 260326

OS Grid: SP080603

Mapcode National: GBR 3JN.JJX

Mapcode Global: VHB02.9XGW

Entry Name: Coughton Cross and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305319

Location: Coughton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B49

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Coughton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Coughton with Sambourne

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP06SE (East side)
01/02/67 Coughton Cross and attached railings


Base of wayside cross. Medieval stone. Square socket stone with chamfered corners, and stump of shaft, on 3 steps. C18/early C19. Wrought iron railings on stone kerb. According to local tradition travellers entering or leaving the Wilds of Feckenham Forest offered prayers or thanksgiving at the cross.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.74; Transactions of Birmingham Archaeological Society, Vol.68, p.87).

Listing NGR: SP0803060326

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