Description: Milestone at Ngr St 0144 3334
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
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5/15 Milestone at NGR ST 0144 3334
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
Source: English Heritage
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