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Milepost in Front of Southington Cottages, Stapleford

Description: Milepost in Front of Southington Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 320501

OS Grid Reference: SU0593637010
OS Grid Coordinates: 405936, 137010
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1323, -1.9165

Location: A36, Stapleford, Wiltshire SP3 4LX

Locality: Stapleford
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 4LX

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Listing Text

SU 03 NE
(north side)
Milepost in front of Southington
Milepost. Circa 1840. Cast-iron classical-style pillar with low
pedimented top and plinth, raised lettering to front:
SALISBURY/8/WARMINSTER/13. One of a series of cast-iron mileposts
and boundary posts on turnpikes radiating from Warminster and
manufactured by Carson and Miller, a firm of Warminster
ironfounders. This milepost may have been moved slightly during
road improvements in 1970s.
(R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones, Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)

Listing NGR: SU0593637010

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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