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Description: Mile Post About 150 Metres East of Junction with Park Lane
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313315
OS Grid Reference: ST9332442551
OS Grid Coordinates: 393324, 142551
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1822, -2.0969
HEYTESBURY PARK STREET
ST 94 SW
4/94 Mile post about 150 metres east of
junction with Park Lane
Mile post. 1840. Cast-iron. Classical style rectangular post
with low pedimented top, lettering partly defaced;
WARMINSTER/4/SALISBURY/17. Plinth bears initials C & M/W, probably
representing the firm Carson and Miller, ironfounders in Warminster
from 1820. Although radial turnpikes around Warminster were
established in 1726, this post is one of a series produced in 1840
when a Turnpike Act consolidated the roads radiating from
Warminster. (R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones in Leisure in
Listing NGR: ST9332442551
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Source: English Heritage
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