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Milestone Against South West Corner of the Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilchester, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0017 / 51°0'5"N

Longitude: -2.6831 / 2°40'59"W

OS Eastings: 352165

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263437

Location: Ilchester, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ilchester

Built-Up Area: Ilchester

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

Milestone etc., Town Hall, High Street


Milestone etc., Town Hall, High Street



10/55 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: ST5216522695

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