MILESTONE ON CIVIL PARISH BOUNDARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102623

Date first listed: 03-Jun-1987

Statutory Address: MILESTONE ON CIVIL PARISH BOUNDARY, CAMBRIDGE ROAD (B1368)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MILESTONE ON CIVIL PARISH BOUNDARY, CAMBRIDGE ROAD (B1368)

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Barley

National Grid Reference: TL 39310 36971

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BARKWAY CAMBRIDGE ROAD (B1368) TL 3931 3696 (West side)

3/1 Milestone on Civil Parish Boundary

- II

Part in Barley Civil Parish (q.v.). One of the 16 milestones on the old road from Cambridge to London set up by W.Warren in 1728-32 under the bequest in 1586 of Dr. W. Mowse, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge 1552-3 for the upkeep of roads in and about Cambridge. A freestone pillar about a half metre high, part buried, square. To front is an iron plate with a segmental head, affixed c.1804 possibly to design of McAdam for the Wadesmill Turnpike trust. This reads 'LONDON 36/BARKWAY 1/ CAMBRIDGE 15'. (W.B. Johnson, Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, 1970, p.110-11).

Listing NGR: TL3931036971

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 162455

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Branch Johnson, W , The Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, (1970), 110-111

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