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Milepost About 125 Metres North of Junction with Lane to Miltion, East Knoyle

Description: Milepost About 125 Metres North of Junction with Lane to Miltion

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321174

OS Grid Reference: ST8842332195
OS Grid Coordinates: 388423, 132195
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0890, -2.1667

Location: A350, East Knoyle, Wiltshire SP3 6DD

Locality: East Knoyle
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 6DD

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Listing Text

ST 83 SE
(west side)
8/68 Milepost about 125 metres
north of junction with lane
to Milton
Milepost. 1840s. Cast iron classical-style pedimented pillar with
raised lettering to front: WARMINSTER / 9 / MILES / SHAFTESBURY /
6 / MILES. One of a series of cast iron mileposts on turnpikes
radiating from Warminster, made by Carson and Miller, ironfounders
in Warminster. Warminster to Shaftesbury road was turnpiked as far
as East Knoyle under a 1726 Act.
(VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 4, 1959; R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones,
Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)

Listing NGR: ST8842232195

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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