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Date Listed: 29 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 162438
OS Grid Reference: TL3572737209
OS Grid Coordinates: 535727, 237209
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0167, -0.0236
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THERFIELD LONDON ROAD (A l0 )
Milestone. c.1742 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 1/2m high, partly
buried. Segmental head to iron plate with raised edge bead. Raised
lettering with first word of inscription in an arc; 'LONDON 36/
BUNTINGFORD 5/ROYSTON 2'. London Road is the Roman Ermine Street.
(W. Branch Johnson, Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, 1970,
pp,109-l10, 187). -- -
Listing NGR: TL3572737209
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