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Milestone Opposite Number 9 (Mushroom Cottage), Graveley

Description: Milestone Opposite Number 9 (Mushroom Cottage)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162628

OS Grid Reference: TL2314927712
OS Grid Coordinates: 523149, 227712
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9343, -0.2101

Location: 14 B197, Graveley, Hertfordshire SG4 7LE

Locality: Graveley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7LE

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Listing Text

TL 2327 (East side)

13/15 Milestone opposite
- No. 9 (Mushroom Cottage)

- II

Milestone. C18. For the Stevenage-Biggleswade Turnpike Trust (founded
1720). White freestone probably Portland Stone. On roadside verge to S
of layby, a milestone about 15 inches square and standing about 27
inches out of the ground. The top cut as a blunt pyramid. On N face an
inscription in deeply cut C18 lettering, '33/MILES/from/LONDON'. Similar
inscription much weathered on S face suggests stone reversed when
inscription required recutting. (Branch Johnson (1970)187).

Listing NGR: TL2314927712

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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