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Description: Milestone at Ngr St 5665 3090
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
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ST53SE LYDFORD-ON-FOSSE CP FOSSE WAY (East side)
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
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Source: English Heritage
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