Monument record BRM 003 - Devils Handbasin
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 1360 7681 (50m by 50m)|
|Civil Parish||BROME AND OAKLEY, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
Site of a cross at road junction near The Devil's Handbasin (S1). `The Stone Cross often frightened horses on the Turnpike. When the cross was removed the stone block was left with the shaft hole in it' (S2).
Also reputedly site of tollgate where keeper made travellers drop their money into bowl of vinegar - plague stone? (S2).
- <S1> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM17NW18.
- <M1> SSF50072 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (Oakley)(S2).
- <S2> SSF10238 (No record type): King, E.D.. King E D (Parish Recorder), Suffolk local history record - sketch map, April 1971.
- <S3> SSF59794 Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jun 22 2021 3:40PM