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Milestone Outside 100 Hills Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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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

Plus Code: 9F4254VJ+XC

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

ID on this website: 101391728

Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Newtown, 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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667/0/10159 HILLS ROAD
09-AUG-06 Milestone outside 100 Hills Road

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.

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