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Milestone at Ngr 823328, Mere

Description: Milestone at Ngr 823328

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 320131

OS Grid Reference: ST8236432879
OS Grid Coordinates: 382364, 132879
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0949, -2.2532

Location: A303, Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6AU

Locality: Mere
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6AU

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Listing Text

ST 83 SW MERE A303
(south side)

2/2 Milestone at NGR 823328


Milestone. Mid C18 on Turnpike Road from London to Exeter. Sandstone with cast
iron plate. Block with rounded top, 400 mm wide and 300 mm deep, now half sunk
into road embankment and top half only of attached plate visible; reads
WINCANTON 8 HINDON 6. The stone is set high in the embankment, above a road
sign to 'local services' and must have been reset at the time of road widening.

Listing NGR: ST8236432879

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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