MILESTONE AT NGR ST 4201 0771

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056858

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: MILESTONE AT NGR ST 4201 0771, CLAPTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MILESTONE AT NGR ST 4201 0771, CLAPTON ROAD

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: West Crewkerne

National Grid Reference: ST 42020 07706

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST40NW WEST CREWKERNE CP CLAPTON ROAD (West side) CLAPTON GATE (West side)

5/219 Milestone at NGR ST 4201 0771

II

Milestone. C19. Portland stone pillar, cast iron plaque. Pillar about 420mm wide x 110mm thick x 450mm high, with segmental curved top: plaque about 420mm x 260mm deep overall, with segmental curved top and semi-circular drop, reading 'Crewkerne (on curve)/2/Lyme/14' - a pattern of plate only found in the Crewkerne area. This road was part of the acknowledged Wells to Dorchester route (0gilby, 1675). and was turnpiked in 1765 by the Crewkerne Trust under their first Act. (Bentley J.B.and Murlees B.J, Somerset Road, SIAS, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST4202007706

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 262466

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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