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Latitude: 50.4811 / 50°28'52"N
Longitude: -4.3677 / 4°22'3"W
OS Eastings: 232110
OS Northings: 67269
OS Grid: SX321672
Mapcode National: GBR NK.M5WP
Mapcode Global: FRA 17RS.D6R
Entry Name: Put-On Stone 60 Metres to East of Coombegate
Listing Date: 26 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140825
English Heritage Legacy ID: 61354
Location: St. Ive, Cornwall, PL14
Civil Parish: St. Ive
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Ive
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 36 NW ST IVE
7/153 Put-on stone 60m to east of
Put-on stone. Circa 1764. Granite rectangular post with rounded top. Incised
lettering Put on
Coaches travelling from St Ive towards Callington were allowed to take a trace horse
at Coombegate to assist them on their way to Callington. At the brow of the hill
directly to the north of Cadson, the Take-off stone (q.v. Take off stone 200 m to
north of Cadson) instructed the coachman to unhitch the trace horse and send it back.
Situated on turnpike road. Act for turnpike roads leading into Callington dated 1764
(4 Geo III c 48) setting up Callington Turnpike Trust. A further act in 1785
authorised the widerning and improvement of 32 miles of road in the Callington area.
W. Albert The Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840 1972
S. Lightbody The Book of Callington 1982
Listing NGR: SX3211067269
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