MILESTONE ABOUT 250 METRES SOUTH OF JUNCTION WITH A303

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1131152

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1987

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

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Location

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

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: East Knoyle

National Grid Reference: ST 88593 33719

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 321175

Legacy System: LBS

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)

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