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Milestone at Ngr St 3328 1513, Horton

Description: Milestone at Ngr St 3328 1513

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263945

OS Grid Reference: ST3328415135
OS Grid Coordinates: 333284, 115135
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9318, -2.9507

Location: Horton, Somerset TA19 9PU

Locality: Horton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 9PU

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Listing Text

2/60 Milestone at NGR ST 3328 1513

- II

Milestone. Probably early C19. Painted Ham stone pillar with cast-iron
plaques. Pillar about 360 m wide x 200 mm thick x 800 mm high, with
rounded top and chamfered back: of the 2 plaques, the top has a very
deep numeral drop, being about 360 mm wide x 310 mm deep, and reads:- "ILMINSTER/2"; the lower is about 350 mm wide x 200 mm deep and reads:-
"HONITON/14 1/2"; Ordnance Survey benchmark at top on rear face. This
road constructed by the Honiton and Ilminster Trust under an 1807 Act,
and was transfered to the Ilminster Trust in 1829.
(Bentley and Murless, Somerset Roads, SIAS, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST3328415135

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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