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Milestone (50 Metres to North of Griggs Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Braughing, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9049 / 51°54'17"N

Longitude: 0.0221 / 0°1'19"E

OS Eastings: 539208

OS Northings: 224857

OS Grid: TL392248

Mapcode National: GBR LBV.DFZ

Mapcode Global: VHHLL.BDK2

Entry Name: Milestone (50 Metres to North of Griggs Bridge)

Listing Date: 24 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161215

Location: Braughing, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Braughing

Built-Up Area: Braughing

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Braughing

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Braughing village
(west side)

5/14 Milestone
(50m to N of
- Griggs Bridge)


Milestone. Circa 1742 for Wadesmill Turnpike Trust, inscription
covered by iron lettered plate c1804 possibly to design of
McAdam. Portland Stone with cast iron front plate. A square
pillar of stone about lm high facing E with rounded top and large
front plate with raised edge bead and segmental curved top.
Inscription on plate reads 'LONDON/28/WARE/7/BARKWAY/7' in
letters of diminishing size. The 1st and last words are raised
in segmental arcs. (Branch Johnson (1970) 109-10, 187).

Listing NGR: TL3920824857

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

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