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Milestone About 250 Metres South of Junction with A303, East Knoyle

Description: Milestone About 250 Metres South of Junction with A303

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321175

OS Grid Reference: ST8859333719
OS Grid Coordinates: 388593, 133719
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1027, -2.1643

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

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Listing Text

ST 83 SE
(west side)
8/69 Milestone about 250 metres
south of junction with A303
Milestone. Late C18. Limestone pillar with 1840 cast iron plate
fixed to front. Raised lettering on plate: WARMINSTER / 8 /
SHAFTESBURY / 7, C & M / W, 1840 along bottom. Warminster to
Shaftesbury road turnpiked as far as East Knoyle under Act of 1726,
stone pillar has incised dated of 1787, visible below cast iron
plate, initials C & M / W represent Warminster ironfounders Carson
and Miller.
(VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 4, 1959; R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones,
Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)

Listing NGR: ST8859333719

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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