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Milestone on A303 at Ngr St 6605 2679, Compton Pauncefoot

Description: Milestone on A303 at Ngr St 6605 2679

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 263345

OS Grid Reference: ST6604926790
OS Grid Coordinates: 366049, 126790
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0395, -2.4856

Locality: Compton Pauncefoot
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 7ED

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Listing Text

5/33 Milestone on A303 at NGR ST 6605
- 2679

Milestone. Probably early C19. Doulting stone pillar with cast iron plaque.
Stone about 400 mm x 50 mm thick x 1.2 metres high, roughly rounded top:
cast iron plaque 375 mm wide x 430 mm high, with shouldered semi-circular
top and double ogee base, reading "Wincanton (on curve)/4/Ilchester/9".
This road turnpiked in 1756 and maintained by the Wincanton Trust.

Listing NGR: ST6604926790

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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