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Milestone at Ngr St 2144 1318

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstanton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9128 / 50°54'46"N

Longitude: -3.1189 / 3°7'7"W

OS Eastings: 321435

OS Northings: 113190

OS Grid: ST214131

Mapcode National: GBR M0.QX95

Mapcode Global: FRA 46CP.DRY

Entry Name: Milestone at Ngr St 2144 1318

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271185

Location: Churchstanton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Churchstanton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST21SW CHURCHSTANTON CP

8/17 Milestone at NGR ST 2144 1318


II

Milestone. Circa 1782, reset on new stone probably C19. Cast iron
and unidentified stone. Pointed head to stone, rectangular plaque
with segmental corners, raised surround and inscription in raised
letters "MILES TO TAUNTON 8 HONITON 9'. The section of road from
Hunters Lodge, Churchinford to the Devon boundary was turnpiked in
1792 by the Honiton Trust. (Bentley, J.B and Murless, J.B Somerset
Roads- The Legacy of the Turnpikes, 1985).


Listing NGR: ST2143513189

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