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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 AT NGR ST4637 1687

List entry Number: 1116989



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stoke Sub Hamdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 442477

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ST41NE STOKE SUB HAMDON CP WEST STREET (South side) 2/342 Milestone at NGR ST 4637 1687 - - II Milestone. Early C19 probably. Ham stone pillar, cast iron plaque. Pillar triangular on plan, about 475 mm wide on principal faces and 350mm wide at back, about 850mm high, with slightly segmental top: plaques 420m and 360mm long, 100mm deep, with curved drop under, reading "YEOVIL 6 and a half" on west side and ILMINSTER 7" on east. This road was one of the original roads administered by the Ilminster Trust, set up in 1759, and was turnpiked in that year (Bentley J B and Murless B J, Somerset Roads, SIAS, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST4636816874

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 46368 16874


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