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Latitude: 52.02 / 52°1'11"N
Longitude: -2.0381 / 2°2'17"W
OS Eastings: 397483
OS Northings: 235730
OS Grid: SO974357
Mapcode National: GBR 2KV.7K5
Mapcode Global: VHB14.MHDB
Entry Name: Milepost About 12 Yards South of the Cross House
Listing Date: 2 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1296922
English Heritage Legacy ID: 148507
Location: Beckford, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20
Civil Parish: Beckford
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton-under-Hill
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
BECKFORD CP MAIN STREET (south side)
SO 9635 - 9735
13/55 Milepost about 12 yards
south of The Cross House
Milepost. Dated 1877. Limestone ashlar. Tall square base with pyramidal
capping. The apex of the pyramid supports a circular column with a moulded
base and capital about three feet high. The capital is surmounted by an
unusual finial in the form of an orb and crown. The tall base is inscribed
with the names of various villages and towns and their distance in miles.
On the north side of the base is inscribed "ELIZABETH II/ CORONATION". The
central part is illegible and beneath is written "JUBILEE/ 1887/ BECKFORD".
The milepost is prominently located at the west end of the village.
Listing NGR: SO9748335729
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