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Finger Signpost at Sw873351

A Grade II Listed Building in Gerrans, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1781 / 50°10'41"N

Longitude: -4.9812 / 4°58'52"W

OS Eastings: 187239

OS Northings: 35149

OS Grid: SW872351

Mapcode National: GBR ZL.1W74

Mapcode Global: FRA 08GK.76L

Entry Name: Finger Signpost at Sw873351

Listing Date: 12 October 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 492384

Location: Gerrans, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gerrans

Built-Up Area: Gerrans

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gerrans

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


562/0/10006 GERRANS SQUARE
12-OCT-04 Finger signpost at SW873351

Road signpost. Circa early C20. Cast-iron. Slender tapered post with incised barley sugar moulding, ring-moulding half-way up and necking, coving and ball-finial at top. Three arms with pointing fingers at the ends and the names inscribed: Portscatha; Tregoney and St Austell; Portcuil and St Anthony [old spellings of Portscatha, Tregoney and Portcuil].
This is a good early example of a county council road signpost with pointing fingures on the arms.

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