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Milestone, Chiseldon

Description: Milestone

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 318321

OS Grid Reference: SU1851382729
OS Grid Coordinates: 418513, 182729
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5432, -1.7344

Location: A4259, Chiseldon, Swindon SN3 6AA

Locality: Chiseldon
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN3 6AA

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Listing Text




Late C18 or early C19 milestone, with severely defaced inscription. It has a rounded face, and a curved, centrally- indented top. The milestone bears the inscription, Swindon 2 - Hungerford 14 miles; London 79 miles, alongside other illegible inscriptions. The milestone is mentioned in a work of 1884, 'The Life of the Fields' by Richard Jefferies, writer and naturalist, born in 1848 at Coate, near Swindon.

Listing NGR: SU1851382729

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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