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Milestone Number 8, South of Newton Parish Boundary

A Grade II Listed Building in Foxton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1028 / 52°6'9"N

Longitude: 0.084 / 0°5'2"E

OS Eastings: 542832

OS Northings: 246986

OS Grid: TL428469

Mapcode National: GBR L8L.41V

Mapcode Global: VHHKN.DDRV

Entry Name: Milestone Number 8, South of Newton Parish Boundary

Listing Date: 30 September 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165413

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53098

Location: Foxton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Foxton

Built-Up Area: Thriplow

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Thriplow St George

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 4246 THRIPLOW CAMBRIDGE ROAD
(West Side)
13/279 Milestone No. 8
30. 9.68 South of Newton
Parish boundary
II
Milestone. Carved limestone block painted white with black painted
inscriptions. Crescent in a shield inscribed 'VIII MILES TO CAMBRIDGE';
pointing finger. One of sixteen milestones on the old Cambridge to London
road set up by William Warren in 1727-32 under the bequest of Dr William
Mowse, Master of Trinity Hall 1552-53 for the upkeep of roads in and about
Cambridge.


Listing NGR: TL4283246986

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