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Description: Milestone at Ngr St 2144 1318
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
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ST21SW CHURCHSTANTON CP
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
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Source: English Heritage
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