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MILESTONE OPPOSITE NUMBER 9 (MUSHROOM COTTAGE)

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 OPPOSITE NUMBER 9 (MUSHROOM COTTAGE)

List entry Number: 1102531

Location

MILESTONE OPPOSITE NUMBER 9 (MUSHROOM COTTAGE), HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Graveley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-May-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162628

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

GRAVELEY HIGH STREET TL 2327 (East side)

13/15 Milestone opposite - No. 9 (Mushroom Cottage)

- II

Milestone. C18. For the Stevenage-Biggleswade Turnpike Trust (founded 1720). White freestone probably Portland Stone. On roadside verge to S of layby, a milestone about 15 inches square and standing about 27 inches out of the ground. The top cut as a blunt pyramid. On N face an inscription in deeply cut C18 lettering, '33/MILES/from/LONDON'. Similar inscription much weathered on S face suggests stone reversed when inscription required recutting. (Branch Johnson (1970)187).

Listing NGR: TL2314927712

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Branch Johnson, W , The Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, (1970), 187

National Grid Reference: TL 23149 27712

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