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Milestone on south side of the B2070 London Road, immediately east of entrance to Sussex Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Liss, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0268 / 51°1'36"N

Longitude: -0.8846 / 0°53'4"W

OS Eastings: 478319

OS Northings: 125859

OS Grid: SU783258

Mapcode National: GBR CBZ.K5B

Mapcode Global: FRA 961D.M5M

Entry Name: Milestone on south side of the B2070 London Road, immediately east of entrance to Sussex Gate

Listing Date: 17 March 2005

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1418483

Location: Liss, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU31

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Liss

Built-Up Area: Liss

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Liss St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

LISS,
Milestone on south side of the B2070 London Road, immediately east of entrance to Sussex Gate

GV II

Milestone. Circa 1820. One of a series along the London to Portsmouth road (A3). Stone pillar of square section, placed diagonally, the upper part of the front carved below a quadrant sloping (top) panel, and above a small triangular sloping panel. The rounded front was inscribed "HYDE PARK CORNER" but "LONDON" has later been painted over. The triangular panel has the figure 49 (the distance to London). On the eastern lower panel is inscribed "PETERSFIELD 3" and on the western panel "LIPHOOK 7".

One of a series of c1820 milestones which survive along the A3.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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