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MILESTONE, OUTSIDE THE POST OFFICE AND STORES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MILESTONE, OUTSIDE THE POST OFFICE AND STORES

List entry Number: 1056154

Location

MILESTONE, OUTSIDE THE POST OFFICE AND STORES, NORTH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Haselbury Plucknett

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262277

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST4710 HASELBURY PLUCKNETT CP NORTH STREET (East side)

10/28 Milestone, outside the Post Office and Stores (not included on the list)

GV II Milestone. Early C18. Ham stone pillar with cast iron plaque. Stone about 500mm wide x 200mm thick x 1.1m high, with triangular top: plaque about 300mm wide and 220m high, including a double-ogee top, reads: 'VII/YEOVIL', the town name set on slight curve. The road through the village was the main Salisbury to Exeter route by 1675, but was bypassed soon after 1840: it was the principal road maintained, from 1753, by the Yeovil Trust. (Bentley, J.B and Murless B.J, Somerset Roads, SIAS, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST4721210841

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bentley, J B, Murless, B J , Somerset Roads: The Legacy of the Turnpikes Western Somerset, (1985)

National Grid Reference: ST 47212 10841

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