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Latitude: 51.3608 / 51°21'38"N
Longitude: -1.362 / 1°21'43"W
OS Eastings: 444517
OS Northings: 162607
OS Grid: SU445626
Mapcode National: GBR 829.QGH
Mapcode Global: VHCZQ.B2T4
Entry Name: Milestone on A343 at approximately NGR 445 626
Listing Date: 31 January 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1419232
Location: Highclere, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20
District: Basingstoke and Deane
Civil Parish: Highclere
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Highclere St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
Milestone on A343 at approximately NGR 445 626
Milestone. Late C18. Painted stone. Broached square base, cylindrical shaft and polygonal top. Inscribed: Sarum 31, Newbury 3, Andover 13 and Oxford 29. Bench mark carved on shaft. The Andover and Chilton Pond turnpike was opened in 1766 and this is one of a series of similar milestones on the turnpike.
An unusual example of a late C18 milestone.
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