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Milestone on Civil Parish Boundary

A Grade II Listed Building in Barley, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0137 / 52°0'49"N

Longitude: 0.0285 / 0°1'42"E

OS Eastings: 539310

OS Northings: 236971

OS Grid: TL393369

Mapcode National: GBR L9H.N1V

Mapcode Global: VHHL0.FNY5

Entry Name: Milestone on Civil Parish Boundary

Listing Date: 3 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162455

Location: Barley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Barley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Barley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

BARKWAY CAMBRIDGE ROAD (B1368)
TL 3931 3696 (West side)

3/1 Milestone on Civil
Parish Boundary


- II


Part in Barley Civil Parish (q.v.). One of the 16 milestones on the old
road from Cambridge to London set up by W.Warren in 1728-32 under the
bequest in 1586 of Dr. W. Mowse, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge
1552-3 for the upkeep of roads in and about Cambridge. A freestone
pillar about a half metre high, part buried, square. To front is an iron
plate with a segmental head, affixed c.1804 possibly to design of McAdam
for the Wadesmill Turnpike trust. This reads 'LONDON 36/BARKWAY 1/
CAMBRIDGE 15'. (W.B. Johnson, Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire,
1970, p.110-11).


Listing NGR: TL3931036971

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