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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Chiseldon, Swindon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5432 / 51°32'35"N

Longitude: -1.7344 / 1°44'3"W

OS Eastings: 418513

OS Northings: 182729

OS Grid: SU185827

Mapcode National: GBR YZC.0P

Mapcode Global: VHB3M.WGFV

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 20 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318321

Location: Chiseldon, Swindon, SN3

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Chiseldon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

CHISELDON

984/11/181 MARLBOROUGH ROAD
20-SEP-79 COATE
Milestone

II

Late C18 or early C19 milestone, with severely defaced inscription. It has a rounded face, and a curved, centrally- indented top. The milestone bears the inscription, Swindon 2 - Hungerford 14 miles; London 79 miles, alongside other illegible inscriptions. The milestone is mentioned in a work of 1884, 'The Life of the Fields' by Richard Jefferies, writer and naturalist, born in 1848 at Coate, near Swindon.


Listing NGR: SU1851382729

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