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Latitude: 51.9343 / 51°56'3"N
Longitude: -0.2101 / 0°12'36"W
OS Eastings: 523149
OS Northings: 227712
OS Grid: TL231277
Mapcode National: GBR J7H.MPG
Mapcode Global: VHGNT.9NR0
Entry Name: Milestone Opposite Number 9 (Mushroom Cottage)
Listing Date: 28 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102531
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162628
Location: Graveley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Graveley
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Graveley
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
GRAVELEY HIGH STREET
TL 2327 (East side)
13/15 Milestone opposite
- No. 9 (Mushroom Cottage)
Milestone. C18. For the Stevenage-Biggleswade Turnpike Trust (founded
1720). White freestone probably Portland Stone. On roadside verge to S
of layby, a milestone about 15 inches square and standing about 27
inches out of the ground. The top cut as a blunt pyramid. On N face an
inscription in deeply cut C18 lettering, '33/MILES/from/LONDON'. Similar
inscription much weathered on S face suggests stone reversed when
inscription required recutting. (Branch Johnson (1970)187).
Listing NGR: TL2314927712
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