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Milestone on Roadside at Grid Reference Tl 2342 2926

A Grade II Listed Building in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9482 / 51°56'53"N

Longitude: -0.2057 / 0°12'20"W

OS Eastings: 523420

OS Northings: 229260

OS Grid: TL234292

Mapcode National: GBR J79.W99

Mapcode Global: VHGNT.D94D

Entry Name: Milestone on Roadside at Grid Reference Tl 2342 2926

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162635

Location: Letchworth Garden City, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Chesfield

Parish: Letchworth Garden City

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Graveley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

GRAVELEY JACKS HILL (B197)
TL 22 NW (west side)

4/23 Milestone on roadside at
Grid Ref TL 2342 2926

- II

Milestone. C18. For the Stevenage-Biggleswade Turnpike Trust (founded
1720). White freestone probably Portland stone. On roadside verge,
a milestone about 15 inches square and standing about 39 inches out of
the ground. The top cut as a blunt pyramid, with broad arrow cut in
rear facet of top to mark an ordnance Survey benchmark. On E face an
inscription in deeply cut C18 lettering '34/MILES/from/LONDON'. Marks
of weathered inscription at rear suggest stone reversed when inscription
required re-cutting. (Branch Johnson (1970)187).


Listing NGR: TL2342029260

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