Milestone At Top Of Lord's Hill

Date:
6 Jan 2001
Location:
Milestone At Top Of Lord's Hill, Shaftsbury Road, Longbridge Deverill, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire
Reference:
IOE01/02470/01
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

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

GV II

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0297 IOE Records taken by Geraldine Bunn; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© 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

Keywords

Cast Iron, Victorian Milestone, Transport, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Street Furniture

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