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Milestone Opposite Number 9 (Mushroom Cottage)

A Grade II Listed Building in Graveley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9343 / 51°56'3"N

Longitude: -0.2101 / 0°12'36"W

OS Eastings: 523149

OS Northings: 227712

OS Grid: TL231277

Mapcode National: GBR J7H.MPG

Mapcode Global: VHGNT.9NR0

Entry Name: Milestone Opposite Number 9 (Mushroom Cottage)

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162628

Location: Graveley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Graveley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Graveley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 2327 (East side)

13/15 Milestone opposite
- No. 9 (Mushroom Cottage)

- II

Milestone. C18. For the Stevenage-Biggleswade Turnpike Trust (founded
1720). White freestone probably Portland Stone. On roadside verge to S
of layby, a milestone about 15 inches square and standing about 27
inches out of the ground. The top cut as a blunt pyramid. On N face an
inscription in deeply cut C18 lettering, '33/MILES/from/LONDON'. Similar
inscription much weathered on S face suggests stone reversed when
inscription required recutting. (Branch Johnson (1970)187).

Listing NGR: TL2314927712

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