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Milestone About 250 Metres South of Junction with A303

A Grade II Listed Building in East Knoyle, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1027 / 51°6'9"N

Longitude: -2.1643 / 2°9'51"W

OS Eastings: 388593

OS Northings: 133719

OS Grid: ST885337

Mapcode National: GBR 1WC.ZJX

Mapcode Global: VH982.FKP1

Entry Name: Milestone About 250 Metres South of Junction with A303

Listing Date: 9 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321175

Location: East Knoyle, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: East Knoyle

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: East Knoyle St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

EAST KNOYLE WARMINSTER ROAD
ST 83 SE
(west side)
8/69 Milestone about 250 metres
south of junction with A303
GV II
Milestone. Late C18. Limestone pillar with 1840 cast iron plate
fixed to front. Raised lettering on plate: WARMINSTER / 8 /
SHAFTESBURY / 7, C & M / W, 1840 along bottom. Warminster to
Shaftesbury road turnpiked as far as East Knoyle under Act of 1726,
stone pillar has incised dated of 1787, visible below cast iron
plate, initials C & M / W represent Warminster ironfounders Carson
and Miller.
(VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 4, 1959; R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones,
Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)


Listing NGR: ST8859333719

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