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Milepost About 12 Yards South of the Cross House

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckford, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148507

Location: Beckford, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

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

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Listing Text

BECKFORD CP MAIN STREET (south side)
SO 9635 - 9735
13/55 Milepost about 12 yards
south of The Cross House
GV II

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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