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Milestone About 400 Yards North of Crossroads

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1284 / 52°7'42"N

Longitude: 0.0998 / 0°5'59"E

OS Eastings: 543833

OS Northings: 249871

OS Grid: TL438498

Mapcode National: GBR L87.G1W

Mapcode Global: VHHKG.PR4Q

Entry Name: Milestone About 400 Yards North of Crossroads

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Last Amended: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51578

Location: Newton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Newton

Built-Up Area: Newton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Newton St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 4349 NEWTON CAMBRIDGE ROAD
(West Side)

Milestone, about 400 yds N.
22/174 of crossroads (formerly
31.8.62 listed as milestone on the
Cambridge Road B1368 about
400 yds N. of the crossroads
II


Milestone. 1730. Stone painted white. Square with domed top
and black Roman lettering and numerals. Shield of arms of
Trinity Hall College, Cambridge, above inscription - "VI MILES
TO CAMBRIDGE A.D. MDCCXXX" and a hand, with a pointing finger.
One of the milestones set up under the Trust founded to
administer a bequest from Dr Mowse, Master of Trinity Hall,
Cambridge, 1552-3, for the upkeep of the highways in and about
Cambridge.


Listing NGR: TL4383349871

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