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Description: Milepost About 125 Metres North of Junction with Lane to Miltion
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
EAST KNOYLE WARMINSTER ROAD
ST 83 SE
8/68 Milepost about 125 metres
north of junction with lane
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
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Source: English Heritage
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