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Name:Stocks and whipping post, Main Street, Witham on the Hill
HER Number:33814
Type of record:Monument

Summary

Stocks and whipping post, Main Street, Witham on the Hill

Grid Reference:TF 051 166
Map Sheet:TF01NE
Parish:WITHAM ON THE HILL, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

'Stocks on E side of road to SE of Hall'. {1}
The Village Stocks and Whipping Post under the canopy are Grade II listed. They date from the 17th century but were altered in the 20th century. The structures are constructed of timber, with a conical Collyweston canopy roof. The stocks have upper and lower boards with four apertures which are set between two posts, one post is taller, presumably a whipping post. The 20th century canopy is supported on four timber posts. {2}


<1> OS, 1959, OS 6 INCH SERIES, TF 01 NE (Map). SLI3661.

<2> Department of the Environment, 1987, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest (Index). SLI8342.

Monument Types

  • STOCKS (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)
  • WHIPPING POST (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Conservation Area

Sources and further reading

<1>Map: OS. 1959. OS 6 INCH SERIES. TF 01 NE.
<2>Index: Department of the Environment. 1987. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.