MILESTONE AGAINST SOUTH WEST CORNER OF THE TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1057297

Date first listed: 28-Apr-1987

Statutory Address: MILESTONE AGAINST SOUTH WEST CORNER OF THE TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: MILESTONE AGAINST SOUTH WEST CORNER OF THE TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Ilchester

National Grid Reference: ST 52165 22695

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History

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Details

Milestone etc., Town Hall, High Street 10/55 8/55

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ST5222 ILCHESTER CP HIGH STREET (East side) 10/55 Milestone against south-west corner of the Town Hall - GV II

Milestone. Possibly C18. Ham stone, about 400mm wide and 100mm thick, one metre high, with triangular top. Incised lettering reads "MILES TO/LONDON 127/BRISTOL 35/BATH 33/WELLS 18/TAUNTON 24/YEOVIL 5". Possibly erected by the Ilchester Trust, founded 1753, as the starting point from which all the mileages on their toll roads were measured. (Bentley, J and Murless, B J, Somerset Roads, Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society, 1985).



Listing NGR: ST5216522695

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 263437

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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