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Milestone Opposite West Down Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Haslemere, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.109 / 51°6'32"N

Longitude: -0.7408 / 0°44'26"W

OS Eastings: 488250

OS Northings: 135168

OS Grid: SU882351

Mapcode National: GBR DCJ.KHF

Mapcode Global: VHDYP.3DR5

Entry Name: Milestone Opposite West Down Lodge

Listing Date: 19 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449559

Location: Haslemere, Waverley, Surrey, GU26

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Haslemere

Built-Up Area: Grayshott

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Grayshott

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

PORTSMOUTH ROAD
1.
5393
(North Side)
Hindhead
Milestone opposite West
Down Lodge
SU 83 NE 7/157
II
2.
Probably early-mid C19 Portland stone post set diagonally. Near corner rounded
into quadrant curve, with chamfer below stopped into angle. Inscriptions:
1. On quadrant: HYDE PARK CORNER,
2. On chamfer: 40,
3. On west face of angle: GODALMING 8 MILES and a benchmark,
4. On east side: LIPHOOK 4 MILES.
George Bernard Shaw mentioned this milestone in his letters from Blencathra when
he lived there.

Listing NGR: SU8825035168

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

PORTSMOUTH ROAD
1.
5393
(North Side)
Hindhead
Milestone opposite West
Down Lodge
SU 83 NE 7/157
II
2.
Probably early-mid C19 Portland stone post set diagonally. Near corner rounded
into quadrant curve, with chamfer below stopped into angle. Inscriptions:
1. On quadrant: HYDE PARK CORNER,
2. On chamfer: 40,
3. On west face of angle: GODALMING 8 MILES and a benchmark,
4. On east side: LIPHOOK 4 MILES.
George Bernard Shaw mentioned this milestone in his letters from Blencathra when
he lived there.

Listing NGR: SU8825035168

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