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Milestone (50 Metres to North of Griggs Bridge), Braughing

Description: Milestone (50 Metres to North of Griggs Bridge)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 161215

OS Grid Reference: TL3920824857
OS Grid Coordinates: 539208, 224857
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9049, 0.0221

Location: B1368, Braughing, Hertfordshire SG11 2PE

Locality: Braughing
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG11 2PE

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Listing Text

Braughing village
(west side)

5/14 Milestone
(50m to N of
- Griggs Bridge)


Milestone. Circa 1742 for Wadesmill Turnpike Trust, inscription
covered by iron lettered plate c1804 possibly to design of
McAdam. Portland Stone with cast iron front plate. A square
pillar of stone about lm high facing E with rounded top and large
front plate with raised edge bead and segmental curved top.
Inscription on plate reads 'LONDON/28/WARE/7/BARKWAY/7' in
letters of diminishing size. The 1st and last words are raised
in segmental arcs. (Branch Johnson (1970) 109-10, 187).

Listing NGR: TL3920824857

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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