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Milestone at Top of Lord's Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1441 / 51°8'38"N

Longitude: -2.161 / 2°9'39"W

OS Eastings: 388834

OS Northings: 138326

OS Grid: ST888383

Mapcode National: GBR 1W0.6G9

Mapcode Global: VH97W.HHFS

Entry Name: Milestone at Top of Lord's Hill

Listing Date: 1 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313423

Location: Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Longbridge Deverill

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: The Deverills and Horningsham

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 83 NE
(west side)
Milestone at top of Lord's Hill


Milestone. 1840. Cast-iron pillar with classical pedimented top
and plinth, lettering in relief: WARMINSTER/5/MILES/SHAFTESBURY
/10/MILES, Initials C & M/W 1840 on plinth, representing the
Warminster firm of ironfounders, Carson and Miller. Part of the
radial turnpike system established around Warminster in 1726, a
series of cast-iron milestones were produced c1840, coinciding with
a consolidation of the Turnpike Act. (R. Haynes, Wiltshire
Milestones: Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968.)

Listing NGR: ST8883338325

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