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Boundary Marker at So7800446737

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Malvern, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1185 / 52°7'6"N

Longitude: -2.3226 / 2°19'21"W

OS Eastings: 378004

OS Northings: 246737

OS Grid: SO780467

Mapcode National: GBR 0FN.1MH

Mapcode Global: VH934.P0GS

Plus Code: 9C4V4M9G+CW

Entry Name: Boundary Marker at So7800446737

Listing Date: 8 January 2008

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1393186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 502919

Location: Malvern, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR14

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Malvern

Built-Up Area: Great Malvern

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Malvern The Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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943/0/10055 COCKSHOT ROAD
08-JAN-08 (West side)
Boundary marker at SO7800446737

Boundary post, 1897, of cast iron with canted top and consisting of two panels set at right angles. Relief lettering reads BOUNDARY/ OF THE/ CLERKENWELL/ PROPERTY/ W. ROBSON J.P./ T.H. BRINTON/ A MILLWARD J.P./ H.W. FINCHAM/ CHURCHWARDENS/ 1897.

HISTORY: One of a group of boundary posts which were erected to mark the boundary of the Clerkenwell estate given in the mid C17 as a gift by Sir George Strode to the poor of the parish of Clerkenwell in London. Originally there were twenty five such markers which can be seen on early Ordnance Survey maps. The estate was gradually sold off during the C20.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: One of a number of C19 and early C20 cast iron boundary posts erected to delineate the Clerkenwell Estate. The post remains intact, is located near to its original position, and has good group value with the other markers. This particular boundary marker is unusual in its design, the others in the group being predominately of round headed design and single faced.

Reasons for Listing

One of a number of C19 cast iron boundary posts erected to delineate the Clerkenwell Estate, a parcel of land bequeathed to the poor of the parish of Clerkenwell, London in the C17 by Sir George Strode. The post remains intact and, despite having been moved, is nonetheless considered to be of national importance because it stands sufficiently near to its original location and on the same road.

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