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Milepost About 125 Metres North of Junction with Lane to Miltion

A Grade II Listed Building in East Knoyle, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.089 / 51°5'20"N

Longitude: -2.1667 / 2°9'59"W

OS Eastings: 388423

OS Northings: 132195

OS Grid: ST884321

Mapcode National: GBR 1WK.R0F

Mapcode Global: FRA 66B7.RQR

Entry Name: Milepost About 125 Metres North of Junction with Lane to Miltion

Listing Date: 9 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321174

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)
8/68 Milepost about 125 metres
north of junction with lane
to Milton
GV II
Milepost. 1840s. Cast iron classical-style pedimented pillar with
raised lettering to front: WARMINSTER / 9 / MILES / SHAFTESBURY /
6 / MILES. One of a series of cast iron mileposts on turnpikes
radiating from Warminster, made by Carson and Miller, ironfounders
in Warminster. Warminster to Shaftesbury road was turnpiked as far
as East Knoyle under a 1726 Act.
(VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 4, 1959; R. Haynes, Wiltshire Milestones,
Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968)


Listing NGR: ST8842232195

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