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Milepost in Front of Southington Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Stapleford, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1323 / 51°7'56"N

Longitude: -1.9165 / 1°54'59"W

OS Eastings: 405936

OS Northings: 137010

OS Grid: SU059370

Mapcode National: GBR 3YZ.VPK

Mapcode Global: VHB5G.QSNT

Entry Name: Milepost in Front of Southington Cottages

Listing Date: 21 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320501

Location: Stapleford, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Stapleford

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Stapleford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

STAPLEFORD WARMINSTER ROAD
SU 03 NE
(north side)
3/66
Milepost in front of Southington
Cottages
GV
II
Milepost. Circa 1840. Cast-iron classical-style pillar with low
pedimented top and plinth, raised lettering to front:
SALISBURY/8/WARMINSTER/13. One of a series of cast-iron mileposts
and boundary posts on turnpikes radiating from Warminster and
manufactured by Carson and Miller, a firm of Warminster
ironfounders. This milepost may have been moved slightly during
road improvements in 1970s.
(R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones, Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)


Listing NGR: SU0593637010

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