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MILESTONE ABOUT 250 METRES SOUTH OF JUNCTION WITH A303

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 ABOUT 250 METRES SOUTH OF JUNCTION WITH A303

List entry Number: 1131152

Location

MILESTONE ABOUT 250 METRES SOUTH OF JUNCTION WITH A303, WARMINSTER ROAD

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: East Knoyle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321175

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

EAST KNOYLE WARMINSTER ROAD ST 83 SE (west side) 8/69 Milestone about 250 metres south of junction with A303 GV II Milestone. Late C18. Limestone pillar with 1840 cast iron plate fixed to front. Raised lettering on plate: WARMINSTER / 8 / SHAFTESBURY / 7, C & M / W, 1840 along bottom. Warminster to Shaftesbury road turnpiked as far as East Knoyle under Act of 1726, stone pillar has incised dated of 1787, visible below cast iron plate, initials C & M / W represent Warminster ironfounders Carson and Miller. (VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 4, 1959; R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones, Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)

Listing NGR: ST8859333719

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pugh, RB, Crittall, E, The Victoria History of the County of Wiltshire, (1959)
Haynes, R , 'County Councils Gazette' in Wiltshire Milestones, (1968)

National Grid Reference: ST 88593 33719

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