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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Therfield, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0167 / 52°1'0"N

Longitude: -0.0236 / 0°1'24"W

OS Eastings: 535727

OS Northings: 237209

OS Grid: TL357372

Mapcode National: GBR K83.DW3

Mapcode Global: VHGNJ.JKXV

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 29 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162438

Location: Therfield, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Therfield

Built-Up Area: Reed

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Therfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

THERFIELD LONDON ROAD (A l0 )
TL3573 3721
(West side)
5/115
II
Milestone. c.1742 Wadesmill Turnpike Trust. Iron plate affixed
c.1804, possibly to design of McAdam. White freestone with cast iron
front plate. A low square pillar about 400mm square and 1/2m high, partly
buried. Segmental head to iron plate with raised edge bead. Raised
lettering with first word of inscription in an arc; 'LONDON 36/
BUNTINGFORD 5/ROYSTON 2'. London Road is the Roman Ermine Street.
(W. Branch Johnson, Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, 1970,
pp,109-l10, 187). -- -


Listing NGR: TL3572737209

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