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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.


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. [Mapped feature: #783 ]
  • National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 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