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Milestone Opposite Madison Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Indian Queens, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3889 / 50°23'20"N

Longitude: -4.9361 / 4°56'9"W

OS Eastings: 191390

OS Northings: 58460

OS Grid: SW913584

Mapcode National: GBR ZN.8NNX

Mapcode Global: FRA 08K0.LTM

Entry Name: Milestone Opposite Madison Place

Listing Date: 2 August 2010

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1393899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 507761

Location: St. Enoder, Cornwall, TR9

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Enoder

Built-Up Area: Indian Queens

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Enoder

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST ENODER

1555/0/10030 FRADDON
02-AUG-10 (Northwest side)
Milestone opposite Madison Place

II
A milestone erected in 1835. The granite stone is roughly triangular on plan with chipped corners; it is approximately 0.3m high and has a flat top. The stone is painted white and has black painted lettering to one side, inscribed B/12.

HISTORY:
The Bodmin Turnpike Trust was enacted in 1769, and this milestone is the most westerly of the Trust. In 1835 the milestone was placed at the end of the road between Higher Fraddon and Bodmin, when that route was realigned and lengthened. The new line eased the gradient of the route and took it over a greater distance, requiring the addition of a twelfth milestone. At this time, the other eleven milestones on the route were all moved by about a quarter of a mile. The Bodmin Turnpike Trust was wound up in 1874, and the route was taken over by the new County Council.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION:
The milestone opposite Madison Place, erected by the Bodmin Turnpike Trust in the 1830s is designated at Grade II, for the following principal reasons:
* Historic interest: the milestone is a good example of an 1830s stone on an historic turnpike road.
* Intactness: the stone is in its original location, and is intact.

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