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Milestone at Ngr St 0144 3334, Brompton Regis

Description: Milestone at Ngr St 0144 3334

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 265602

OS Grid Reference: ST0146333359
OS Grid Coordinates: 301463, 133359
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0911, -3.4084

Location: B3190, Brompton Regis, Somerset TA23 0LJ

Locality: Brompton Regis
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA23 0LJ

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Listing Text


5/15 Milestone at NGR ST 0144 3334

- II

Milestone. 1820s. Sandstone and cast iron. About 350 mm high dressed
stone, slightly cambered head, bench mark on right side, attached plaque
with semi-circular headed central section inscribed in incised lettering
"8 miles to Watchet". This section of road from Timberscombe to the
Devon border was turnpiked following an Act of 1822. Supervised by
William McAdam, son of the more famous J L McAdam, it was completed in
1827. (Bentley and Murless, Somerset Roads, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST0146333359

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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