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Milestone Opposite Cell Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Markyate, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8443 / 51°50'39"N

Longitude: -0.4698 / 0°28'11"W

OS Eastings: 505508

OS Northings: 217293

OS Grid: TL055172

Mapcode National: GBR G5N.81W

Mapcode Global: VHFRL.SXZ1

Entry Name: Milestone Opposite Cell Park

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157928

Location: Markyate, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Markyate

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Markyate Street St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

MARKYATE DUNSTABLE ROAD (A5)
TL 01 NE
(West side)
2/149 Milestone opposite Cell Park
-

- II

Milestone. C18, for Dunstable-St.Albans-London Turnpike Trust
established by Act of Parliament 1722, on a stretch of Watling Street
retained by Thomas Telford when he improved The Holyhead Road in the
second decade of the C19. White freestone pillar about 15" x 15" x 30"
high, tarred on the base and with remains of white paint and black
painted cut letters. E face cut back for repeated re-cutting of
inscription. The present inscription is in C19 sans-serif capitals
'LONDON/29/ST ALBANS/8 1/2/DUNSTABLE/3'. (Branch Johnson (1970)105, 185).


Listing NGR: TL0550817293

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