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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Therfield, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0022 / 52°0'8"N

Longitude: -0.0252 / 0°1'30"W

OS Eastings: 535657

OS Northings: 235596

OS Grid: TL356355

Mapcode National: GBR K89.DGJ

Mapcode Global: VHGNJ.JX1Y

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 29 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162437

Location: Therfield, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Therfield

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Therfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

THERFIELD LONDON ROAD (A10)
TL 3566 3560 (West Side)
II
5/114 Milestone

II

Milestone. c.1742 for Wadesmill Turnpike Trust.Iron plate affixed
c.1804, possibly to design of McAdam. White freestone with cast iron
front plate. A low square pillar about 400mm square and 1/2 m high, partly
buried. Segmental head to iron plate with raised edge bead. Raised
lettering with first word of inscription in an arc; 'LONDON 35/
BUNTINGFORD 4 /ROYSTON 3'. London Road is the Roman Ermine Street.
(W.Branch Johnson Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, 1970,
pp, 109-110, 187.


Listing NGR: TL3565735596

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