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Milestone, Outside the Post Office and Stores, Haselbury Plucknett

Description: Milestone, Outside the Post Office and Stores

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262277

OS Grid Reference: ST4721210841
OS Grid Coordinates: 347212, 110841
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8946, -2.7519

Location: 542 North Street, Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset TA18 7RB

Locality: Haselbury Plucknett
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA18 7RB

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Listing Text


10/28 Milestone, outside the Post
Office and Stores
(not included on the list)

Milestone. Early C18. Ham stone pillar with cast iron plaque. Stone about 500mm wide x 200mm thick x 1.1m high, with
triangular top: plaque about 300mm wide and 220m high, including a double-ogee top, reads: 'VII/YEOVIL', the town name
set on slight curve. The road through the village was the main Salisbury to Exeter route by 1675, but was bypassed soon
after 1840: it was the principal road maintained, from 1753, by the Yeovil Trust. (Bentley, J.B and Murless B.J,
Somerset Roads, SIAS, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST4721210841

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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