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Milestone at Ngr 743 528 About 440 Metres South of Cleave Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Diptford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.362 / 50°21'43"N

Longitude: -3.7678 / 3°46'4"W

OS Eastings: 274357

OS Northings: 52832

OS Grid: SX743528

Mapcode National: GBR QH.5PSN

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Z2.RYK

Entry Name: Milestone at Ngr 743 528 About 440 Metres South of Cleave Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101140

Location: Diptford, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Diptford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Moreleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX75SW Milestone at NGR 743 528
8/225 about 440 metres S of
Cleave Farmhouse


Milestone. Circa 1824 Small granite monolith with roughly rounded top and
splayed front inscribed in upper and lower case lettering with serifs; the
right hand side "To Dart no 10" the left hand side "To Mod 6½" It seems
the stone has been put on the wrong side of the roof because Modbury is to
the right (west) and Dartmouth is to the left (east). The 1824 Turnpike
Act initiated the Darmouth-Modbury Turnpike Trust.
Source: W. Albert the Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840. page 221.

Listing NGR: SX7435752832

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

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