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HER Number:MDV120165
Name:Milestone about 960 metres north of Gulworthy Cross

Summary

Nineteenth century granite milestone showing the distances to Callington, Milton Abbot and the quays at Morwellham where products from the local mines such as copper, arsenic and lead would be shipped down river.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 442 736
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Milestone on west side of road at junction with minor road, about 50 metres north of turn to Honeytor. Tall granite milestone dating from circa 1832 showing the distance to the quays at Morwellham where products from the local mines such as copper, arsenic and lead would be shipped down river. Pointing hands are visible on two faces.
Inscribed Callington/7/Miles/The/Quays/3/Miles/To/Milton/Abbot/5/Miles. The word 'Callington' is carved in an arc.
Date of most recent survey: 25th August 2004. Worn


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

Milestone visible on west side of road on north side of road junction.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

'MS' marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348114Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2006. Unclassified/B3257 Lewtrenchard to Bere Ferrers. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #4033 ]
SDV359965Website: Google. 2017. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5540 - Milestone Survey from Lewtrenchard to Bere Ferrers

Date Last Edited:Nov 3 2017 3:56PM