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place:- boundary stone, Wigton
locality:- Flosh Cottage
locality:- Wigton
parish Wigton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
boundary stone; gate piers
coordinates:- NY25574803
10Km square:- NY24

1Km square NY2548

photograph

boundary stone, Wigton -- Flosh Cottage -- Wigton -- Wigton -- Cumbria / -- Inscribed stone:- -- 'W.A.B.C. / S.E.H.' -- 11.4.2007

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
BOUNDARY STONE/GATEPOST IN FRONT OF FLOSH COTTAGE / / SOUTH END / WIGTON / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72049 / NY2558048042
courtesy of English Heritage
Boundary stone/gatepost. Early C19. Painted squared stone post with shaped top, inscribed W.A.B.C. (C has been made into an O) and S.E.H, separated by central line. Lettering picked out in black is thought to be Wigton Above and Below the Cross; South End Hamlet. See T.W. Carrick, History of Wigton, 1949, p56.
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY25584804
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

hearsay It is suggested that WABC stands for Wigton Above and Below Cross. The suggestion of survey ends here for SEH is not so credible, South East Highmore is an alternative idea.
The building was a toll keeper's house.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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