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Milepost Opposite Coombe Corner, Donhead St Mary

Description: Milepost Opposite Coombe Corner

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 320854

OS Grid Reference: ST8964622445
OS Grid Coordinates: 389646, 122445
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0013, -2.1489

Location: Salisbury Road, Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire SP7 9LT

Locality: Donhead St Mary
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 9LT

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Listing Text

ST 82 SE
ST 896 224
6/67 Milepost opposite Coombe Corner


Milepost. Mid C19. Cast-iron triangular pillar with flat sloping
top and lettering on two front faces: SHASTON/2 to left face,
SALISBURY/18 to right face and DONHEAD ST MARY on chamfered angle
between. One of a series of cast-iron mileposts on the A30 made by
Cockey, an ironfounder in Frome. Salisbury to Shaftesbury road
turnpiked 1787-88.
(R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones, Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)

Listing NGR: ST8964622445

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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