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Milestone, Therfield

Description: Milestone

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 162437

OS Grid Reference: TL3565735596
OS Grid Coordinates: 535657, 235596
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0022, -0.0252

Location: A10, Therfield, Hertfordshire SG8 8AP

Locality: Therfield
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG8 8AP

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Listing Text

TL 3566 3560 (West Side)
5/114 Milestone


Milestone. c.1742 for Wadesmill Turnpike Trust.Iron plate affixed
c.1804, possibly to design of McAdam. White freestone with cast iron
front plate. A low square pillar about 400mm square and 1/2 m high, partly
buried. Segmental head to iron plate with raised edge bead. Raised
lettering with first word of inscription in an arc; 'LONDON 35/
BUNTINGFORD 4 /ROYSTON 3'. London Road is the Roman Ermine Street.
(W.Branch Johnson Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, 1970,
pp, 109-110, 187.

Listing NGR: TL3565735596

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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