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Milepost, South Newton

Description: Milepost

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 320481

OS Grid Reference: SU0874534210
OS Grid Coordinates: 408745, 134210
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1071, -1.8765

Location: A36, South Newton, Wiltshire SP2 0QW

Locality: South Newton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP2 0QW

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Listing Text

SU 03 SE
(west side), South Newton
3/46 Milepost
Milepost. 1840. Cast-iron pillar with low pedimented capping.
Lettering: SALISBURY/5/WARMINSTER/16, the latter distance is not
visible due to subsidence of plinth. One of a series of cast-iron
mile posts on radial turnpikes around Warminster and along the A36,
manufactured by the Warminster firm of ironfounders, Carson and
Miller and dated 1840.
(R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones; Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)

Listing NGR: SU0874534210

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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