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Latitude: 51.089 / 51°5'20"N
Longitude: -2.1667 / 2°9'59"W
OS Eastings: 388423
OS Northings: 132195
OS Grid: ST884321
Mapcode National: GBR 1WK.R0F
Mapcode Global: FRA 66B7.RQR
Entry Name: Milepost About 125 Metres North of Junction with Lane to Miltion
Listing Date: 9 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283933
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321174
Location: East Knoyle, Wiltshire, SP3
Civil Parish: East Knoyle
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: East Knoyle St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
EAST KNOYLE WARMINSTER ROAD
ST 83 SE
8/68 Milepost about 125 metres
north of junction with lane
Milepost. 1840s. Cast iron classical-style pedimented pillar with
raised lettering to front: WARMINSTER / 9 / MILES / SHAFTESBURY /
6 / MILES. One of a series of cast iron mileposts on turnpikes
radiating from Warminster, made by Carson and Miller, ironfounders
in Warminster. Warminster to Shaftesbury road was turnpiked as far
as East Knoyle under a 1726 Act.
(VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 4, 1959; R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones,
Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)
Listing NGR: ST8842232195
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