Medieval & Post Medieval gibbet, Henley in Arden

Description of this historic site

The site of a gibbet where the body of a criminal would be hung after they had been executed. The gibbet was used during the Medieval and Post Medieval periods and is mentioned in documentary evidence. It was situated 900m south east of Hunger Hill.

Notes about this historic site

1 Outside the town on the main road S, just beyond Arden House, and near the small pool, is Gallows Slade, where in former days hangings would take place.
2 Arden House is at SP1465 and centred at SP1465 is a small pool, possibly the one mentioned above. No gallow mound is evident.

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