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Milepost Opposite Coombe Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0013 / 51°0'4"N

Longitude: -2.1489 / 2°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 389646

OS Northings: 122445

OS Grid: ST896224

Mapcode National: GBR 1XR.3J6

Mapcode Global: FRA 66DG.LMW

Entry Name: Milepost Opposite Coombe Corner

Listing Date: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320854

Location: Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, SP7

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Donhead St. Mary

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Donhead St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

DONHEAD ST. MARY SALISBURY ROAD
ST 82 SE
ST 896 224
6/67 Milepost opposite Coombe Corner

GV II

Milepost. Mid C19. Cast-iron triangular pillar with flat sloping
top and lettering on two front faces: SHASTON/2 to left face,
SALISBURY/18 to right face and DONHEAD ST MARY on chamfered angle
between. One of a series of cast-iron mileposts on the A30 made by
Cockey, an ironfounder in Frome. Salisbury to Shaftesbury road
turnpiked 1787-88.
(R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones, Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)


Listing NGR: ST8964622445

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