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Milestone on A34 at Ngr 470 632

A Grade II Listed Building in Newtown, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3657 / 51°21'56"N

Longitude: -1.3264 / 1°19'34"W

OS Eastings: 446992

OS Northings: 163170

OS Grid: SU469631

Mapcode National: GBR 82C.7GZ

Mapcode Global: VHCZJ.YXNY

Plus Code: 9C3W9M8F+7C

Entry Name: Milestone on A34 at Ngr 470 632

Listing Date: 31 January 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490145

Location: Newtown, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20

County: Hampshire

Civil Parish: Newtown

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Burghclere with Newtown

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Description

186/0/10040
31-JAN-03

NEWTOWN
Milestone on A34 at NGR 470 632

II

Milestone. Circa early C19. Painted stone with cast-iron plates. Square stone with cast-iron plates on two sides inscribed: Whitchurch 10, Winchester 22 and Newbury 2. The Winchester and Newtown River turnpike was opened in 1762 and this is one of a series of milestones on the turnpike.
A good example of a circa early C19 milestone with inscribed cast-iron plates.

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