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Latitude: 51.1441 / 51°8'38"N
Longitude: -2.161 / 2°9'39"W
OS Eastings: 388834
OS Northings: 138326
OS Grid: ST888383
Mapcode National: GBR 1W0.6G9
Mapcode Global: VH97W.HHFS
Entry Name: Milestone at Top of Lord's Hill
Listing Date: 1 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1364337
English Heritage Legacy ID: 313423
Location: Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, BA12
Civil Parish: Longbridge Deverill
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: The Deverills and Horningsham
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
LONGBRIDGE DEVERILL SHAFTESBURY ROAD
ST 83 NE
Milestone at top of Lord's Hill
Milestone. 1840. Cast-iron pillar with classical pedimented top
and plinth, lettering in relief: WARMINSTER/5/MILES/SHAFTESBURY
/10/MILES, Initials C & M/W 1840 on plinth, representing the
Warminster firm of ironfounders, Carson and Miller. Part of the
radial turnpike system established around Warminster in 1726, a
series of cast-iron milestones were produced c1840, coinciding with
a consolidation of the Turnpike Act. (R. Haynes, Wiltshire
Milestones: Leisure in Wiltshire, 1968.)
Listing NGR: ST8883338325
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