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HER Number:MDV123108
Name:Milestone west of Roughways, Buckland Monochorum

Summary

Milestone alongside road at Roughways on verge west side on the old trackbed of Princetown to Plymouth railway. A cylindrical rail marker showing a distance of 13 miles to Plymouth.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 519 667
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD? to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'M.S.' for milestone is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Jenkinson, T., 2007, Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads, 31/03/2007 (Report - Survey). SDV361800.

Milestone alongside road/track at Roughways on verge west side. The old trackbed of Princetown to Plymouth railway. (SX52000 66736). Legend ‘13’. A cylindrical rail marker showing a distance of 13 miles to Plymouth. Back edge broken. Thought to date to c. 1823.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

'MS' is shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113613 ]
SDV361800Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads. Milestone Society. Digital. 31/03/2007.

Associated Monuments

MDV19112Related to: Plymouth and Dartmoor Railway (Dartmoor section) (Monument)
MDV19902Related to: The Devonport Leat, Dartmoor (Monument)
MDV2353Related to: The Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway (Dartmoor section) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7612 - Miscellaneous Milestone and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 3:13PM