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
984/11/181 MARLBOROUGH ROAD
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
Source: English Heritage
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