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Milestone at Ngr St 4201 0771, West Crewkerne

Description: Milestone at Ngr St 4201 0771

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262466

OS Grid Reference: ST4202007706
OS Grid Coordinates: 342021, 107706
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8659, -2.8252

Location: B3165, West Crewkerne, Somerset TA18 8PP

Locality: West Crewkerne
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA18 8PP

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Listing Text

CLAPTON GATE (West side)

5/219 Milestone at NGR ST 4201 0771


Milestone. C19. Portland stone pillar, cast iron plaque. Pillar about
420mm wide x 110mm thick x 450mm high, with segmental curved top:
plaque about 420mm x 260mm deep overall, with segmental curved top and
semi-circular drop, reading 'Crewkerne (on curve)/2/Lyme/14' - a pattern
of plate only found in the Crewkerne area. This road was part of the
acknowledged Wells to Dorchester route (0gilby, 1675). and was turnpiked
in 1765 by the Crewkerne Trust under their first Act.
(Bentley J.B.and Murlees B.J, Somerset Road, SIAS, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST4202007706

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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