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Description: Milestone on A343 at Ngr 434 596
Date Listed: 31 January 2003
Building ID: 1419228
OS Grid Reference: SU4340759625
OS Grid Coordinates: 443407, 159625
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3341, -1.3783
Milestone on A343 at NGR 434 596
Milestone. Late C18. Painted stone. Broached square base, cylindrical shaft and polygonal top. Inscribed: Sarum 27, Newbury 5 and Andover 10. 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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