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Milestone at Ngr 805 529

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3639 / 50°21'50"N

Longitude: -3.6818 / 3°40'54"W

OS Eastings: 280477

OS Northings: 52906

OS Grid: SX804529

Mapcode National: GBR QM.YFT2

Mapcode Global: FRA 3852.PFC

Entry Name: Milestone at Ngr 805 529

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101235

Location: Halwell and Moreleigh, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Cornworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Halwell St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

10/323 Milestone at NGR 805


Milestone. Circa 1824. Granite monolith. Rounded heads to splayed front
and roughtly cut flat back set into bank.
The front is inscribed "To Dartmouth 6" on the right hand side and "To
Kingsbridge 8" on the left hand side (inscription below is obscured).
These directions are inscribed on the wrong sides of the stone, therefore
the stone must have been reset on the wrong side of the road.
The Dartmouth-Modbury Trust was initiated by the turnpike act of 1824.
Source: W Albert. The Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840 p221.

Listing NGR: SX8047752906

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