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Milestone at Ngr St 5665 3090, Lydford-on-Fosse

Description: Milestone at Ngr St 5665 3090

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 267553

OS Grid Reference: ST5665030908
OS Grid Coordinates: 356650, 130909
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0759, -2.6201

Location: B3153, Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset TA11 7BU

Locality: Lydford-on-Fosse
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 7BU

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Listing Text


10/80 Milestone at NGR ST 5665 3090

Milestone. Early C19 for Ilchester Turnpike Trust. Low dressed stone pier,
with a flat top, roughly triangular on plan; cast-iron plaque inset to west
side, raised lettering:- "9 SHEPTON MALLET ILCHESTER 6". Further remains of incised lettering to rear:- "CANNARDS GRAVE", indicates the re-use of the
pier. Ilchester Turnpike Trust established 1753
(Bryan Morland 0., An Introduction to the Infrastructure of the Industrial Revolution in Somerset, 1982).

Listing NGR: ST5665030908

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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