Description: Milestone on A303 at Ngr St 6605 2679
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
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COMPTON PAUNCEFOOT CP
5/33 Milestone on A303 at NGR ST 6605
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
Source: English Heritage
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