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Description: Milestone on B3400 at Ngr 509 495
Date Listed: 31 January 2003
Building ID: 1419238
OS Grid Reference: SU5089749521
OS Grid Coordinates: 450897, 149521
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2426, -1.2722
Milestone on B3400 at NGR 509 495
Milestone. Circa early C19. Painted stone with cast-iron plates. Tall stone with segmental head. Cast-iron rectangular plate on either side inscribed: London 54, Basingstoke 8 and Andover 10. The Andover and Basingstoke turnpike was opened in 1754 and this is one of a series of milestones on the turnpike.
A good example of a circa early C19 milestone with inscribed cast-iron plates.
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