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Milestone on the West Side of the Road Beside the Car Park at Chessington Zoo, Kingston upon Thames

Description: Milestone on the West Side of the Road Beside the Car Park at Chessington Zoo

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 203135

OS Grid Reference: TQ1754362563
OS Grid Coordinates: 517543, 162563
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3500, -0.3135

Location: Leatherhead Road, Greater London KT9 2NH

Locality: Kingston upon Thames
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: KT9 2NH

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Listing Text

(west side)
Milestone on the west
side of the road beside
the car park at
Chessington Zoo


Probably late C18. Square Portland stone milestone set diagonally to the road with
triangular top. The top is inscribed: "ROYAL EXCHANGE 17 MILES/WHITEHALL 15ΒΌ
MILES/HYDE PARK 14 MILES/PARISH OF CHESSINGTON". The south east face is inscribed:
"TO SURBITON/3 MILES/KINGSTON/4 MILES". The north east face is inscribed: "TO
LEATHERHEAD/4 MILES/DORKING/9 MILES". The lettering is in plain capitals without

Listing NGR: TQ1754362563

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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