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HER Number:MDV100812
Name:Milestone south-west of Merrivale Quarry

Summary

19th century milestones beside road south-west of Merrivale Quarry. Round-headed granite block with capital lettering: TAVISTOCK 4 MORETONHAMPSTEAD 16.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 545 750
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Byng, B., 2005, Dartmoor National Park. Phase 2 Microchip Project. Vulnerable Roadside Artefacts (Un-published). SDV357004.

19th century inscribde milestone. Microchipped 11/10/2005.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

'Milestone' depicted on the modern mapping. Map object based on this source.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1105716 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

4/181 - Milestone at SX 544 750II
Milestones. C19. Round-headed granite block with capital lettering: TAVISTOCK 4 MORETONHAMPSTEAD 16.
Listing NGR: SX5450075041

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
  • National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1105716.
  • Un-published: Byng, B.. 2005. Dartmoor National Park. Phase 2 Microchip Project. Vulnerable Roadside Artefacts. A4 Ring Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV103742Related to: Boundary stone south of Merrivale Quarry (Monument)
MDV25907Related to: Grimstone and Sortridge Leat (Monument)
MDV25566Related to: Merrivale Quarry (Monument)
MDV16974Related to: Tavistock to Moretonhampstead road (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6557 - Microchip project - vulnerable roadside objects

Date Last Edited:Aug 22 2014 4:21PM