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Mile Post Approximately 50 Metres South West of Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Minster, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4492 / 51°26'57"N

Longitude: -0.9908 / 0°59'26"W

OS Eastings: 470225

OS Northings: 172728

OS Grid: SU702727

Mapcode National: GBR QGH.KY

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.ST1X

Entry Name: Mile Post Approximately 50 Metres South West of Water Tower

Listing Date: 22 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444911

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Minster

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: St Mark and All Saints, Reading

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

READING
SU7072 BATH ROAD
934- /13/10018 (North side)
Mile post approx 50m SW
of water tower

GV II

Mile post. Early C19. Cast iron. A raised backplate is inscribed LONDON 40, above a canted hollow lower section inscribed READING (?)1 on the left side and NEWBURY 16 on the right. Stands against a wall which is not of special architectural or historic interest. Included as part of the street furniture of the old London to Bristol highway, manifesting its former importance as the main route to the west.

Listing NGR: SU7022572728

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

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