Benchmark, St John the Baptist - Muston, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 55.899 W 000° 46.095
30U E 649999 N 5866998
Quick Description: Cut benchmark on north west angle of St John the Baptist church tower, Muston.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/24/2015 1:49:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMNJN5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter
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Long Description:
Cut benchmark on north west angle of church tower.

Muston is a village and a Parish in the district of Grantham and the County of Leicestershire. The village stands on the River Devon. It is close to the boundaries of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

The church is dedicated to St John the Baptist and comprises of a combination of local ironstone and grey limestone brick work, with 13th century arcades, 14th century tower & broach spire and 15th century south aisle.

The church is connected with the poet George Crabbe, in 1789 Crabbe lived in the rectory (at the side of the graveyard), prior to this he was Chaplain at Belvoir Castle, and a close friend of the Duke.
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