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Latitude: 52.0137 / 52°0'49"N
Longitude: 0.0285 / 0°1'42"E
OS Eastings: 539310
OS Northings: 236971
OS Grid: TL393369
Mapcode National: GBR L9H.N1V
Mapcode Global: VHHL0.FNY5
Entry Name: Milestone on Civil Parish Boundary
Listing Date: 3 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102623
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162455
Location: Barley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Barley
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Barley
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
BARKWAY CAMBRIDGE ROAD (B1368)
TL 3931 3696 (West side)
3/1 Milestone on Civil
Part in Barley Civil Parish (q.v.). One of the 16 milestones on the old
road from Cambridge to London set up by W.Warren in 1728-32 under the
bequest in 1586 of Dr. W. Mowse, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge
1552-3 for the upkeep of roads in and about Cambridge. A freestone
pillar about a half metre high, part buried, square. To front is an iron
plate with a segmental head, affixed c.1804 possibly to design of McAdam
for the Wadesmill Turnpike trust. This reads 'LONDON 36/BARKWAY 1/
CAMBRIDGE 15'. (W.B. Johnson, Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire,
Listing NGR: TL3931036971
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