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Milestone at Junction of A505 and B1368

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0668 / 52°4'0"N

Longitude: 0.0533 / 0°3'11"E

OS Eastings: 540841

OS Northings: 242928

OS Grid: TL408429

Mapcode National: GBR L8Y.G8S

Mapcode Global: VHHKT.W90X

Entry Name: Milestone at Junction of A505 and B1368

Listing Date: 30 September 1968

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127567

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52202

Location: Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Melbourn

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Melbourn

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

MELBOURN FLINT CROSS
TL 44 SW
10/151 Milestone, at
30.9.68 junction of A505
and B.1368(formerly
listed as milestone
(No.11) on the
Barkway to
Cambridge B1368) )
II


Milestone. 1731. Stone, painted white with black lettering and Roman
numerals. Domed top. Diamond shape. Shield of arms of Trinity Hall,
Cambridge above inscription XI miles to Cambridge, two hands with pointing
fingers and the date A.D. MD CCXXXI. Another face has a hand with a pointing
finger above inscription To Royston, and below a hand with a pointing finger
and To Whittlesford inscribed. One of the milestones set up under the Trust
fund to administer a bequest from Dr. Mowse, Master of Trinity Hall,
Cambridge, 1552-3, for the upkeep of the highways in and about Cambridge.
R.C.H.M.: Record Card (1949)


Listing NGR: TL4084142928

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

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