This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
LONGBRIDGE DEVERILL SHAFTESBURY ROAD ST 83 NE (west side) 3/202 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
© Ms Geraldine Bunn. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Bunn, Geraldine
Rights Holder: Bunn, Geraldine
Cast Iron, Victorian Milestone, Transport, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Street Furniture
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