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Description: Milestone on A343 at Ngr 423 569
Date Listed: 31 January 2003
Building ID: 1419214
OS Grid Reference: SU4225756865
OS Grid Coordinates: 442257, 156865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3093, -1.3951
Milestone on A343 at NGR 423 569
Milestone. Late C18. Painted stone. Broached square base, cylindrical shaft and polygonal top. Inscribed: Sarum 27, Newbury 7 and Andover 9. The Andover and Chilton Pond turnpike was opened in 1766 and this is one of a series of similar milestones on the turnpike.
An unusual example of a late C18 milestone.
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