PUT-ON STONE 60 METRES TO EAST OF COOMBEGATE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140825

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1985

Statutory Address: PUT-ON STONE 60 METRES TO EAST OF COOMBEGATE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PUT-ON STONE 60 METRES TO EAST OF COOMBEGATE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Ive

National Grid Reference: SX 32110 67269

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SX 36 NW ST IVE

7/153 Put-on stone 60m to east of Coombegate

II

Put-on stone. Circa 1764. Granite rectangular post with rounded top. Incised lettering Put on Coaches travelling from St Ive towards Callington were allowed to take a trace horse at Coombegate to assist them on their way to Callington. At the brow of the hill directly to the north of Cadson, the Take-off stone (q.v. Take off stone 200 m to north of Cadson) instructed the coachman to unhitch the trace horse and send it back. Situated on turnpike road. Act for turnpike roads leading into Callington dated 1764 (4 Geo III c 48) setting up Callington Turnpike Trust. A further act in 1785 authorised the widerning and improvement of 32 miles of road in the Callington area. W. Albert The Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840 1972 S. Lightbody The Book of Callington 1982

Listing NGR: SX3211067269

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 61354

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Albert, W, The Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840, (1972)
Lightbody, S, The Book of Callington, (1982)

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