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Description: Milestone Against Roadside Wall Immediately to North of Leylands Farm Cottages
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 334513
OS Grid Reference: SE5102801977
OS Grid Coordinates: 451028, 401977
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5120, -1.2320
SE50SW HIGH MELTON DONCASTER ROAD
7/92 Milestone against
Leylands Farm Cottages
Milestone. Probably late c18. Limestone. Round-headed slab now partly buried
within roadside bank. Upper part of inscription mostly weathered away, lower
part well preserved beneath soil level. Reads:
W----------- / Hous- / IX / Miles
Most probably indicates the distance to Wentworth House. Several such mileposts
are shown on early Ordnance Survey maps but few appear to survive in situ.
Listing NGR: SE5102801977
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Source: English Heritage
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