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Latitude: 51.0016 / 51°0'5"N
Longitude: -2.6831 / 2°40'59"W
OS Eastings: 352163
OS Northings: 122695
OS Grid: ST521226
Mapcode National: GBR MM.K025
Mapcode Global: FRA 568G.GKJ
Entry Name: Milestone Against South West Corner of the Town Hall
Listing Date: 28 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1057297
English Heritage Legacy ID: 263437
Location: Ilchester, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Ilchester
Built-Up Area: Ilchester
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Milestone etc., Town Hall, High Street
HIGH STREET (East side)
Milestone against south-west corner of the Town Hall
Milestone. Possibly C18. Ham stone, about 400mm wide and 100mm thick, one metre high, with triangular top. Incised
lettering reads "MILES TO/LONDON 127/BRISTOL 35/BATH 33/WELLS 18/TAUNTON 24/YEOVIL 5". Possibly erected by the
Ilchester Trust, founded 1753, as the starting point from which all the mileages on their toll roads were measured.
(Bentley, J and Murless, B J, Somerset Roads, Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society, 1985).
Listing NGR: ST5216322695
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