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Milestone at Ngr St 7083 3336 (Near Moor Wood Cottage), Bruton

Description: Milestone at Ngr St 7083 3336 (Near Moor Wood Cottage)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 261652

OS Grid Reference: ST7083733341
OS Grid Coordinates: 370837, 133341
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0986, -2.4178

Location: Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NJ

Locality: Bruton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA10 0NJ

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Listing Text

Milestone at NGP ST 7080 3336
(near Moor Wood Cottage)

Milestone. C18. Doulting stone. Pillar 350 mm wide by 220 m at base,
tapering to 300mm x 200mm, 1 metre high, with triangular top, all edges chamfered; Inscription reads '1 Mile-From-Redlynch- HOUSE". On a
private coach road between Redlynch House (qv), belonging to Lord
Ilchester in C18, and Stourhead, Wiltshire, belonging to the Hoares;
the road was used by George III when he often stayed at Redlynch on
his way to Weymouth. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press,
Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST7083733341

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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