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Latitude: 51.8922 / 51°53'31"N
Longitude: 0.0129 / 0°0'46"E
OS Eastings: 538614
OS Northings: 223429
OS Grid: TL386234
Mapcode National: GBR K9P.B2Y
Mapcode Global: VHHLL.5PPT
Entry Name: Milestone (Next South East Corner of No 16)
Listing Date: 23 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102338
English Heritage Legacy ID: 161090
Location: Standon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Standon
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Standon
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 38 23 STANDON HIGH STREET
(next SE corner of No 16)
Milestone. Circa 1742 for Wadesmill Turnpike Trust, inscription
covered by iron tellered plate c1804 possibly to design of
McAdam. White freestone with cast iron front plate. A low
square pillar of stone about 400mm square now sunk to about half
its height in the raised pavement, but 500mm protruding with
lower part of large front plate obscured. This has a segmental
curved top and raised edge bead. Inscription reads
'LONDON/27/WARE/6/(BUNTINGFORD/4)'. The first word is raised in
a segmental arc. (Branch Johnson (1970) 109-10, 187).
Listing NGR: TL3861423429
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