MILEPOST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1146219
Date first listed:
21-May-1986
Statutory Address:
MILEPOST, WARMINSTER ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
MILEPOST, WARMINSTER ROAD

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
South Newton
National Grid Reference:
SU 08745 34210

Details

SOUTH NEWTON WARMINSTER ROAD SU 03 SE (west side), South Newton 3/46 Milepost GV II Milepost. 1840. Cast-iron pillar with low pedimented capping. Lettering: SALISBURY/5/WARMINSTER/16, the latter distance is not visible due to subsidence of plinth. One of a series of cast-iron mile posts on radial turnpikes around Warminster and along the A36, manufactured by the Warminster firm of ironfounders, Carson and Miller and dated 1840. (R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones; Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)

Listing NGR: SU0874534210

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
320481
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Haynes, R , 'County Councils Gazette' in Wiltshire Milestones, (1968)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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