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Memorial Stone for Site of Roman Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.4196 / 51°25'10"N

Longitude: -0.5436 / 0°32'37"W

OS Eastings: 501364

OS Northings: 169962

OS Grid: TQ013699

Mapcode National: GBR GBL.TLZ

Mapcode Global: VHFTP.JLG2

Entry Name: Memorial Stone for Site of Roman Road

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289762

Location: Runnymede, Surrey, TW20

County: Surrey

District: Runnymede

Town: Runnymede

Electoral Ward/Division: Thorpe

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Egham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


4/135 Memorial Stone for Site of
Roman Road


Memorial stone. 1850. Stone monument about 7 feet in height. Rectangular shape with
moulded base and cornice and flat stone on top, set within railed enclosure. Inscription
on side facing road: "This stone marks the site of the Roman road proceeding from the under-
mentioned stations in the south and south west of England and Wales of which a portion still
remains in the adjoining eastern meadow, founded probably by the second legion of the
Roman army between the year seventy six and two hundred and ten of the Christian era." There
follows a list of place names followed by explanation "The above stations were taken from the
itneraries of Antoninus and Ricardus Corinensis and inserted on the stone by Edgell Wyatt
Edgell Esq. A.D. 1850." The final part of the inscription was rather illegible at the time
of survey but referred to alleged errors about Roman roads in histories of the Roman occupa-
tion of Britain.

Listing NGR: TQ0136469958

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