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Latitude: 51.35 / 51°21'0"N
Longitude: -0.3135 / 0°18'48"W
OS Eastings: 517543
OS Northings: 162563
OS Grid: TQ175625
Mapcode National: GBR 7D.PNM
Mapcode Global: VHGRN.JB3F
Entry Name: Milestone on the West Side of the Road Beside the Car Park at Chessington Zoo
Listing Date: 6 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1080072
English Heritage Legacy ID: 203135
Location: Kingston upon Thames, London, KT9
District: Kingston upon Thames
Electoral Ward/Division: Chessington South
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Chessington
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/04/2018
TQ 16 SE
LEATHERHEAD ROAD (west side)
Milestone on the west side of the road beside the car park at Chessington World of Adventure
(Formerly listed as Milestone on the west side of the road beside the car park at Chessington Zoo)
Probably late C18. Square Portland stone milestone set diagonally to the road with triangular top.
The top is inscribed: "ROYAL EXCHANGE 17 MILES/WHITEHALL 15¼ MILES/HYDE PARK 14 MILES/PARISH OF CHESSINGTON".
The south east face is inscribed: "TO SURBITON/3 MILES/KINGSTON/4 MILES".
The north east face is inscribed: "TO LEATHERHEAD/4 MILES/DORKING/9 MILES".
The lettering is in plain capitals without serifs.
Listing NGR: TQ1754662536
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