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Milepost at Southern Corner of Yard of White Hart Inn, Castle Cary

Description: Milepost at Southern Corner of Yard of White Hart Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 262000

OS Grid Reference: ST6403532243
OS Grid Coordinates: 364035, 132243
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0884, -2.5149

Location: 13 B3152, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7BQ

Locality: Castle Cary
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA7 7BQ

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Listing Text

6/67 Milepost at southern corner of
yard to White Hart Inn

Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron, by Wightman founder. Triangular on plan; sides 305mm wide, height 850mm; base plinth,
raked top, no back panel; to angled faces two plaques with reverse curve corners, left reading
"Wincanton/6.25/Somerton/10.25/miles", the right "Ilchester/10/Shepton Mallett (sic)/8/miles'; all of the town names
except Shepton Mallet set on curve, founders' name cast on leading edge. This section of road maintained by the
Langport, Somerton and Castle Cary Trust from 1778.

Listing NGR: ST6403432244

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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