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Milestone Outside 100 Hills Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1949 / 52°11'41"N

Longitude: 0.1311 / 0°7'51"E

OS Eastings: 545755

OS Northings: 257324

OS Grid: TL457573

Mapcode National: GBR L7H.9YG

Mapcode Global: VHHK9.7347

Entry Name: Milestone Outside 100 Hills Road

Listing Date: 9 August 2006

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391728

English Heritage Legacy ID: 495028

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Trumpington

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


667/0/10159 HILLS ROAD
09-AUG-06 Milestone outside 100 Hills Road

II
Milestone. Erected in 1731 by Dr William Warren. Stone block inscribed with "1 mile from Great St Mary's Church Cambridge". This is the first of a series of milestones that were erected to mark the distances between Cambrige and Haverhill. Dr Warren was a Fellow of Trinity Hall, who was also responsible for erecting a series of 16 milestones on the old road to London.

Summary of importance: Milestones are one of the few physical remains of the national historic road network and are thererfore of considerable local and national significance.

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

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