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Milepost

A Grade II Listed Building in South Newton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1071 / 51°6'25"N

Longitude: -1.8765 / 1°52'35"W

OS Eastings: 408745

OS Northings: 134210

OS Grid: SU087342

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZF.DFX

Mapcode Global: VHB5P.FFBM

Entry Name: Milepost

Listing Date: 21 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320481

Location: South Newton, Wiltshire, SP2

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: South Newton

Built-Up Area: South Newton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: South Newton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SOUTH NEWTON WARMINSTER ROAD
SU 03 SE
(west side), South Newton
3/46 Milepost
GV II
Milepost. 1840. Cast-iron pillar with low pedimented capping.
Lettering: SALISBURY/5/WARMINSTER/16, the latter distance is not
visible due to subsidence of plinth. One of a series of cast-iron
mile posts on radial turnpikes around Warminster and along the A36,
manufactured by the Warminster firm of ironfounders, Carson and
Miller and dated 1840.
(R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones; Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)


Listing NGR: SU0874534210

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