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Description: Milestone at Ngr St 4201 0771
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
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ST40NW WEST CREWKERNE CP CLAPTON ROAD (West side)
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
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Source: English Heritage
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