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Milestone at Ngr St 0144 3334

A Grade II Listed Building in Brompton Regis, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0911 / 51°5'27"N

Longitude: -3.4084 / 3°24'30"W

OS Eastings: 301463

OS Northings: 133359

OS Grid: ST014333

Mapcode National: GBR LM.CGBS

Mapcode Global: FRA 36R7.FZL

Entry Name: Milestone at Ngr St 0144 3334

Listing Date: 4 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237563

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265602

Location: Brompton Regis, West Somerset, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Brompton Regis

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/15 Milestone at NGR ST 0144 3334

- II

Milestone. 1820s. Sandstone and cast iron. About 350 mm high dressed
stone, slightly cambered head, bench mark on right side, attached plaque
with semi-circular headed central section inscribed in incised lettering
"8 miles to Watchet". This section of road from Timberscombe to the
Devon border was turnpiked following an Act of 1822. Supervised by
William McAdam, son of the more famous J L McAdam, it was completed in
1827. (Bentley and Murless, Somerset Roads, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST0146333359

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