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Milestone on A303 at Ngr St 6605 2679

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0395 / 51°2'22"N

Longitude: -2.4856 / 2°29'8"W

OS Eastings: 366049

OS Northings: 126790

OS Grid: ST660267

Mapcode National: GBR MW.GVF2

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PC.MGF

Entry Name: Milestone on A303 at Ngr St 6605 2679

Listing Date: 6 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263345

Location: Compton Pauncefoot, South Somerset, Somerset, BA9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Compton Pauncefoot

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

5/33 Milestone on A303 at NGR ST 6605
- 2679

Milestone. Probably early C19. Doulting stone pillar with cast iron plaque.
Stone about 400 mm x 50 mm thick x 1.2 metres high, roughly rounded top:
cast iron plaque 375 mm wide x 430 mm high, with shouldered semi-circular
top and double ogee base, reading "Wincanton (on curve)/4/Ilchester/9".
This road turnpiked in 1756 and maintained by the Wincanton Trust.

Listing NGR: ST6604926790

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