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Milestone at Ngr 743 528 About 440 Metres South of Cleave Farmhouse, Diptford

Description: Milestone at Ngr 743 528 About 440 Metres South of Cleave Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101140

OS Grid Reference: SX7435752832
OS Grid Coordinates: 274357, 52832
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3620, -3.7678

Location: Diptford, Devon TQ7 4DL

Locality: Diptford
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ7 4DL

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Listing Text

DIPTFORD
SX75SW Milestone at NGR 743 528
8/225 about 440 metres S of
Cleave Farmhouse

II

Milestone. Circa 1824 Small granite monolith with roughly rounded top and
splayed front inscribed in upper and lower case lettering with serifs; the
right hand side "To Dart no 10" the left hand side "To Mod 6½" It seems
the stone has been put on the wrong side of the roof because Modbury is to
the right (west) and Dartmouth is to the left (east). The 1824 Turnpike
Act initiated the Darmouth-Modbury Turnpike Trust.
Source: W. Albert the Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840. page 221.


Listing NGR: SX7435752832

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Source: English Heritage

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