Description: Milepost at Southern Corner of Yard of White Hart Inn
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
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CASTLE CARY CP FORE STREET (West side)
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
Source: English Heritage
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