Monument record BSE 093 - The Plague Stone, Risbygate Street.
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 8476 6448 (50m by 50m)|
|Civil Parish||BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
The Plague Stone: an octagonal moulded stone base with socket hole, probably to a Med cross. Known locally as the Plague Stone and said to be dating from 1677 (S1). Marked at cited location on OS 1:500 map of 1885 (S1). Possibly removed from BSE 094 (cross, site of).
Circa 1980: Moved by Borough Council to park in front of W Suffolk College of Further Education, circa TL 8450 6450? - ?details with Borough Council. Also contemporary press coverage of controversy regarding re-siting.
- <S1> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL86SW3, ill.
- <S2> SSF50026 Map: OS. OS Map. F1 FDC 10-DEC-79.
- <S3> SSF59830 Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments.
- <S4> SSF59804 Bibliographic reference: District of St Edmundsbury. 1974. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Bury St Edmunds MB Suff 12 July 1972 165.
- <S5> SSF59794 Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Mar 12 2021 1:52PM