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Mounting Block in Front of Talbot Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3786 / 52°22'43"N

Longitude: -2.4817 / 2°28'54"W

OS Eastings: 367306

OS Northings: 275729

OS Grid: SO673757

Mapcode National: GBR BW.R9RD

Mapcode Global: VH847.XGWX

Entry Name: Mounting Block in Front of Talbot Hotel

Listing Date: 12 November 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483895

Location: Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, DY14

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cleobury Mortimer

Built-Up Area: Cleobury Mortimer

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cleobury Mortimer

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


CLEOBURY MORTIMER

SO6775 HIGH STREET
582-1/13/68 (North side)
12/11/54 Mounting block in front of Talbot
Hotel

GV II

Stone mounting block, now base for inn sign. Probably late C17
or early C18. Flat slab set on plinth with flight of 3 stone
steps each side. Now surmounted by sign post for the Talbot
Hotel.
HISTORICAL NOTE: there is a tradition that the body of Prince
Arthur, eldest son of Henry VII and first husband of Katherine
of Aragon was laid on this block when it was taken from Ludlow
to Worcester Cathedral in 1502, but it is doubtful whether the
block is of this age.

Listing NGR: SO6730575722

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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