Description: Milestone Set in Front Boundary Wall of No.647 Main Road
Date Listed: 15 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 261780
OS Grid Reference: ST6647023082
OS Grid Coordinates: 366470, 123082
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0061, -2.4793
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ST6623 CHARLTON HORETHORNE CP MAIN ROAD (West side)
8/44 Milestone set in front boundary
wall of No. 647 Main Road
Milestone. Probably early C19. Local stone, with cast iron plaque. Pillar about 400mm wide, tapering, 150mm thick, and
800mm tall with rounded top : plaque 400mm wide x 500mm deep, with shouldered curved top and double curved base, reads
"Wincanton" - on curve - "5 Sherborne 5". This road was administered by the Shaftesbury and Sherborne Trust from 1753.
(Sherborne only after 1801).
Listing NGR: ST6647023082
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Source: English Heritage
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