Undated gallows

Description of this historic site

The possible site of gallows, a structure used for hanging criminals, of unknown date. The site is suggested by the name 'Gallows Green' which is marked on a map of 1874.

Notes about this historic site

1 ‘Gallows Green’ marked. ‘Gallows Piece’ to the N.
2 A piece of land close by the Old London Road S of Aston Cantlow and near where it joins the lordship of Billesley still retains the name of Gallows Green. Human bones have been discovered and a human skull was discovered and reburied. Within the last twenty years this piece of land has been quarried for stone for the repair of roads.

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