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Latitude: 52.1585 / 52°9'30"N
Longitude: -0.0718 / 0°4'18"W
OS Eastings: 532000
OS Northings: 252886
OS Grid: TL320528
Mapcode National: GBR K69.LP6
Mapcode Global: VHGMX.P0XN
Entry Name: Milestone Opposite Coomb Grove Farmhouse
Listing Date: 3 September 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1330880
English Heritage Legacy ID: 52681
Location: Arrington, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Arrington
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Arrington St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Ely
1630/5/17 ERMINE WAY
03-SEP-86 (West side)
MILESTONE OPPOSITE COOMB GROVE FARMHOUSE
A milestone dating from the late C18 to early C19.
EXTERIOR: This milestone has a bull nosed stop and chamfered corners. The road side face is inscribed `A/LONDON/46/ROYSTON/8/CAXTON/4'. It is painted white and the inscription black.
INTERIOR: Not applicable.
HISTORY: This milestone dates from the late C18 to early C19 and is one of a series of milestones erected on the Old North Road.
Royal Commission on Historical Monuments England, An Inventory of Historical Monuments in the County of Cambridge, Volume One, West Cambridgeshire, 1968.
REASONS FOF DESIGNATION: This milestone is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* It is a legible example of a pre-1840 milestone in its original location;
* It is a testament to the development of our road network and a reminder of the different perceptions of distance in a pre-motorised age.
Listing NGR: TL3200052885
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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