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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131152
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321175
Location: East Knoyle, Wiltshire, SP3
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
EAST KNOYLE WARMINSTER ROAD
ST 83 SE
8/69 Milestone about 250 metres
south of junction with A303
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
(VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 4, 1959; R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones,
Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)
Listing NGR: ST8859333719
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