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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0915 / 52°5'29"N

Longitude: 0.0723 / 0°4'20"E

OS Eastings: 542066

OS Northings: 245710

OS Grid: TL420457

Mapcode National: GBR L8L.T9D

Mapcode Global: VHHKN.6PKJ

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 30 September 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52934

Location: Fowlmere, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Fowlmere

Built-Up Area: Fowlmere

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Fowlmere St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 4245 FOWLMERE HIGH STREET
(West Side)
18/121 Milestone (No. 9)
30. 9.68
GV II
Milestone. C18. No. 9. Carved limestone block painted white with black
painted inscriptions. Crescent in a shield inscribed 'IX MILES To
CAMBRIDGE', pointing finger and defaced Roman numerals. One of sixteen
milestones on the old Cambridge to London road set up by William Warren in
1727-32 under the bequest of Dr William Mowse, Master of Trinity Hall 1552-53
for the upkeep of roads in and about Cambridge.


Listing NGR: TL4206645710

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