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Milestone at Top of Lord's Hill, Sutton Veny

Description: Milestone at Top of Lord's Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313423

OS Grid Reference: ST8883438326
OS Grid Coordinates: 388834, 138326
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1441, -2.1610

Location: A350, Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire BA12 7DY

Locality: Sutton Veny
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7DY

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Listing Text

ST 83 NE
(west side)
Milestone at top of Lord's Hill


Milestone. 1840. Cast-iron pillar with classical pedimented top
and plinth, lettering in relief: WARMINSTER/5/MILES/SHAFTESBURY
/10/MILES, Initials C & M/W 1840 on plinth, representing the
Warminster firm of ironfounders, Carson and Miller. Part of the
radial turnpike system established around Warminster in 1726, a
series of cast-iron milestones were produced c1840, coinciding with
a consolidation of the Turnpike Act. (R. Haynes, Wiltshire
Milestones: Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968.)

Listing NGR: ST8883338325

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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