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Description: Milestone (Next South East Corner of No 16)
Date Listed: 23 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 161090
OS Grid Reference: TL3861423429
OS Grid Coordinates: 538614, 223429
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8922, 0.0129
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TL 38 23 STANDON HIGH STREET
(next SE corner of No 16)
Milestone. Circa 1742 for Wadesmill Turnpike Trust, inscription
covered by iron tellered plate c1804 possibly to design of
McAdam. White freestone with cast iron front plate. A low
square pillar of stone about 400mm square now sunk to about half
its height in the raised pavement, but 500mm protruding with
lower part of large front plate obscured. This has a segmental
curved top and raised edge bead. Inscription reads
'LONDON/27/WARE/6/(BUNTINGFORD/4)'. The first word is raised in
a segmental arc. (Branch Johnson (1970) 109-10, 187).
Listing NGR: TL3861423429
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Source: English Heritage
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