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HER Number:MDV101364
Name:Milestone about 560 metres north of Chipshop

Summary

Facetted granite milestone, about 1 metre high with a triangular top. Inscribed Lamerton 1 mile.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 435 756
Map Sheet:SX47NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLamerton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLAMERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XVIII to XX - 1701 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Jenkinson, T., 2006, Unclassified/B3257 Lewtrenchard to Bere Ferrers (Report - Survey). SDV348114.

Unusual arrow headed marker now covered in lichen. Dated circa 1762.
Inscribed ??????ton/Lamerton/1/Mile.
Date of most recent survey: 6th August 2004. Worn with chips at base and off the back.


Google, 2017, Google Streetview (Website). SDV359965.

Triangular milestone clearly visible on grass verge.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

Milestone at SX435757. Milestone. Late C19/early C20. Granite. Irregular block, facetted with triangular top; right face has lettering LAMERTON 3 MILES; set on square plinth, about one metre high, no lettering decipherable on left face.
Date first listed: 23rd January 1987

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348114Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2006. Unclassified/B3257 Lewtrenchard to Bere Ferrers. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV359965Website: Google. 2017. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website. [Mapped feature: #1041 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5540 - Milestone Survey from Lewtrenchard to Bere Ferrers

Date Last Edited:Nov 3 2017 2:40PM