This memorial stone stands on the road side wall
of the New Vicarage and after uncovering it I managed to make out
THESE 3 LIME TREES
ON OCTOBER 28 1897
IN COMMEMORATION OF
LORD AND LADY BARNARDS
FIRST VISIT TO SHROPSHIRE
UPON SUPERCEEDING TO THE SHROPSHIRE ESTATES
OF THE LATE DUKE OF CLEVELAND
THE SOUTHERN TREE WAS PLANTED BY LORD BARNARD
THE EAST TREE BY LADY BARNARD
THE WEST TREE BY THE HON M GILBERT VANE
These 3 Lime trees stand in the grounds to the right
of the New Vicarage.
Photo of the trees and memorial stone taken October 2007.
The New Vicarage on Church Road, this looks out
onto the Gospel Oak. One of the Lime trees being just visible.
Photo taken October 2007
The Hunt through High Ercall. In the background
is the Cleveland Arms and the building to the left, behind the trees
is the Old Grammar School and School House.
Image courtesy of Shropshire Archives
PH/H/14 - North Shropshire Hunt, High Ercall 1951