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Milestone, Chiseldon

Description: Milestone

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 318323

OS Grid Reference: SU1921479997
OS Grid Coordinates: 419214, 179997
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5186, -1.7245

Location: A346, Chiseldon, Swindon SN4 0LQ

Locality: Chiseldon
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN4 0LQ

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Listing Text

SU 17 NE 15/189



Late C18 or early C19 milestone, with severly defaced inscription. It has a rounded face, and a curved, centrally- indented top. The milestone bears the insription, 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: SU1921479997

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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