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Milestone Against South West Corner of the Town Hall, Ilchester

Description: Milestone Against South West Corner of the Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263437

OS Grid Reference: ST5216522695
OS Grid Coordinates: 352165, 122695
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0016, -2.6831

Location: High Street, Ilchester, Somerset BA22 8NQ

Locality: Ilchester
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8NQ

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Listing Text

Milestone etc., Town Hall, High Street


Milestone etc., Town Hall, High Street



10/55 Milestone against south-west
corner of the Town Hall



Milestone. Possibly C18. Ham stone, about 400mm wide and 100mm thick, one metre high, with triangular top. Incised
lettering reads "MILES TO/LONDON 127/BRISTOL 35/BATH 33/WELLS 18/TAUNTON 24/YEOVIL 5". Possibly erected by the
Ilchester Trust, founded 1753, as the starting point from which all the mileages on their toll roads were measured.
(Bentley, J and Murless, B J, Somerset Roads, Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST5216522695

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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