MILESTONE AT NGR ST 7083 3336 (NEAR MOOR WOOD COTTAGE)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056404
Date first listed:
29-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
MILESTONE AT NGR ST 7083 3336 (NEAR MOOR WOOD COTTAGE)

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Location

Statutory Address:
MILESTONE AT NGR ST 7083 3336 (NEAR MOOR WOOD COTTAGE)

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Bruton
National Grid Reference:
ST 70837 33341

Details

BRUTON CP ST73SW REDLYNCH 6/202 Milestone at NGP ST 7080 3336 (near Moor Wood Cottage) II

Milestone. C18. Doulting stone. Pillar 350 mm wide by 220 m at base, tapering to 300mm x 200mm, 1 metre high, with triangular top, all edges chamfered; Inscription reads '1 Mile-From-Redlynch- HOUSE". On a private coach road between Redlynch House (qv), belonging to Lord Ilchester in C18, and Stourhead, Wiltshire, belonging to the Hoares; the road was used by George III when he often stayed at Redlynch on his way to Weymouth. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST7083733341

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
261652
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Couzens, P, Bruton in Selwood, (1972)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

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: 21 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/10725/22
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