MILESTONE OUTSIDE 100 HILLS ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1391728
Date first listed:
09-Aug-2006
Statutory Address:
MILESTONE OUTSIDE 100 HILLS ROAD, HILLS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MILESTONE OUTSIDE 100 HILLS ROAD, HILLS ROAD

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

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
Cambridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TL4575557324

Details



667/0/10159 HILLS ROAD 09-AUG-06 Milestone outside 100 Hills Road

II Milestone. Erected in 1731 by Dr William Warren. Stone block inscribed with "1 mile from Great St Mary's Church Cambridge". This is the first of a series of milestones that were erected to mark the distances between Cambrige and Haverhill. Dr Warren was a Fellow of Trinity Hall, who was also responsible for erecting a series of 16 milestones on the old road to London.

Summary of importance: Milestones are one of the few physical remains of the national historic road network and are thererfore of considerable local and national significance.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
495028
Legacy System:
LBS

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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