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Marker Stone Opposite Monument Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Bremhill, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4622 / 51°27'44"N

Longitude: -2.0402 / 2°2'24"W

OS Eastings: 397304

OS Northings: 173696

OS Grid: ST973736

Mapcode National: GBR 2SM.70F

Mapcode Global: VHB3V.LH9X

Entry Name: Marker Stone Opposite Monument Farm

Listing Date: 25 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316213

Location: Bremhill, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bremhill

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bremhill

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 97 SE
8/89 Marker stone opposite Monument Farm
(formerly listed as Inscribed Stone
on Wick Hill)
Marker stone, uncertain date, about 1.5m high, with affixed cast-
iron plate reading 'From this Wick-Hill /Begins the Praise/Of Maud
Heath's Gift/ To these Highways', and 'The translation into English
verse of the earlier Latin inscription on the stone was made by the
Rev. W.L. Bowles Vicar of Bremhill in 1827'. The starting point of
the footpath from Wick Hill to Chippenham maintained from the gift
of Maud Heath of Langley Burrell made 12 June 1474. The stone may
date from 1698, when the feoffees erected the column at Kellaways
Bridge and the corresponding marker stone at Chippenham Clift.
(K.R. Clew, Maud Heath's Causeway A brief guide 1982 - leaflet)

Listing NGR: ST9730473696

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