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Description: Milestone on A343 at Approximately Ngr 445 626
Date Listed: 31 January 2003
Building ID: 1419232
OS Grid Reference: SU4451762607
OS Grid Coordinates: 444517, 162607
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3608, -1.3620
Milestone on A343 at approximately NGR 445 626
Milestone. Late C18. Painted stone. Broached square base, cylindrical shaft and polygonal top. Inscribed: Sarum 31, Newbury 3, Andover 13 and Oxford 29. Bench mark carved on shaft. 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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