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Milestone at Ngr St 3175 1470, Horton

Description: Milestone at Ngr St 3175 1470

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263947

OS Grid Reference: ST3175214706
OS Grid Coordinates: 331752, 114706
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9278, -2.9724

Location: Broadway Hill, Horton, Somerset TA19 9QU

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

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Listing Text

4/51 Milestone at NGR ST 3175 1470

- II

Milestone. Probably early C19. Ham stone pillar, cast iron plates.
Trapezoid plan pillar, front 90 mm, sides about 450mm, back about
225 mm, the pillar about 700 mm high, with flat top. On east side a
T-shaped plate without bordersreads:- "HONITON/13 1/2"; on west side
a plate with borders and double curve shape drop reads:- "ILMINSTER/3"
This section of the road built by the Honiton and Ilminster Trust
under an 1807 Act, and transferred to the Ilminster Trust in 1829 -
the two types of plate may signify the joint action of the two Trusts.
(Bentley and Murless, Somerset Roads, SIAS, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST3175214706

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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