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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Therfield, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0312 / 52°1'52"N

Longitude: -0.0212 / 0°1'16"W

OS Eastings: 535842

OS Northings: 238823

OS Grid: TL358388

Mapcode National: GBR K7X.MGG

Mapcode Global: VHGNJ.L64Q

Plus Code: 9C4X2XJH+FG

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 29 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162439

Location: Therfield, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Therfield

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Therfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description


THERFIELD LONDON ROAD (A10)
TL 3584 3882
(West side)
5/116 Milestone
II
Milestone. c.1742 for Wadesmill Turnpike Trust. Iron plate affixed
c.1804, possibly to design of McAdam. White freestone with cast iron
front plate. A low square pillar about 400mm square and 1/2m high, partly
buried. Segmental head to iron plate with raised edge bead. Raised
lettering with first word of inscription in an arc; 'LONDON 37/
BUNTINGFORD 6/ROYSTON 1'. London Road is the Roman Ermine Street.
W. Branch Johnson, Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, 1970,
pp.109-110, 187).


Listing NGR: TL3584238823

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