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Milestone at Ngr 805 529, Cornworthy

Description: Milestone at Ngr 805 529

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101235

OS Grid Reference: SX8047752906
OS Grid Coordinates: 280477, 52906
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3639, -3.6818

Location: A3122, Cornworthy, Devon TQ9 7DN

Locality: Cornworthy
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7DN

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Listing Text

10/323 Milestone at NGR 805


Milestone. Circa 1824. Granite monolith. Rounded heads to splayed front
and roughtly cut flat back set into bank.
The front is inscribed "To Dartmouth 6" on the right hand side and "To
Kingsbridge 8" on the left hand side (inscription below is obscured).
These directions are inscribed on the wrong sides of the stone, therefore
the stone must have been reset on the wrong side of the road.
The Dartmouth-Modbury Trust was initiated by the turnpike act of 1824.
Source: W Albert. The Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840 p221.

Listing NGR: SX8047752906

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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