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Milestone on the West Side of the Road Beside the Car Park at Chessington Zoo

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingston upon Thames, London

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203135

Location: Kingston upon Thames, London, KT9

County: London

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

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/04/2018

TQ 16 SE
5/4

KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES
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)

II
Probably late C18. Square Portland stone milestone set diagonally to the road with triangular top.

The top is inscribed: "ROYAL EXCHANGE 17 MILES/WHITEHALL 15ΒΌ 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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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