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Milestone at Ngr St 2144 1318, Churchstanton

Description: Milestone at Ngr St 2144 1318

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271185

OS Grid Reference: ST2143513189
OS Grid Coordinates: 321435, 113189
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9128, -3.1189

Location: Lisieux Way, Churchstanton, Somerset TA3 7DN

Locality: Churchstanton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 7DN

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Listing Text


8/17 Milestone at NGR ST 2144 1318


Milestone. Circa 1782, reset on new stone probably C19. Cast iron
and unidentified stone. Pointed head to stone, rectangular plaque
with segmental corners, raised surround and inscription in raised
letters "MILES TO TAUNTON 8 HONITON 9'. The section of road from
Hunters Lodge, Churchinford to the Devon boundary was turnpiked in
1792 by the Honiton Trust. (Bentley, J.B and Murless, J.B Somerset
Roads- The Legacy of the Turnpikes, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST2143513189

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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