Stockport Plague Stone
inscription: Model of Plague
Stone found during excavations in Stockport Market Place. Original now
in Vernon Park Museum, Stockport. The hollow was filled with vinegar, and
when food etc. was brought into the town, the money for it was placed in
the vinegar to prevent infection.
matching arms: Stockport
notes: This model was illustrated and listed as a new shape in the 8th edition of The Goss Record.
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