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Milestone at Ngr St 7083 3336 (Near Moor Wood Cottage)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0986 / 51°5'55"N

Longitude: -2.4178 / 2°25'4"W

OS Eastings: 370837

OS Northings: 133342

OS Grid: ST708333

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.C16Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 56T6.XJK

Entry Name: Milestone at Ngr St 7083 3336 (Near Moor Wood Cottage)

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261652

Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Bruton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

Milestone at NGP ST 7080 3336
(near Moor Wood Cottage)

Milestone. C18. Doulting stone. Pillar 350 mm wide by 220 m at base,
tapering to 300mm x 200mm, 1 metre high, with triangular top, all edges chamfered; Inscription reads '1 Mile-From-Redlynch- HOUSE". On a
private coach road between Redlynch House (qv), belonging to Lord
Ilchester in C18, and Stourhead, Wiltshire, belonging to the Hoares;
the road was used by George III when he often stayed at Redlynch on
his way to Weymouth. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press,
Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST7083733341

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