MILESTONE, OUTSIDE THE POST OFFICE AND STORES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056154
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
MILESTONE, OUTSIDE THE POST OFFICE AND STORES, NORTH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MILESTONE, OUTSIDE THE POST OFFICE AND STORES, NORTH STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Haselbury Plucknett
National Grid Reference:
ST 47212 10841

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
262277
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 31 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09048/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jason Brister. Source Historic England Archive
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