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HER Number:MDV23558
Name:Milestone in the Parish of Ivybridge


19th century cast iron mile post erected between Ivybridge & Bittaford & indicating 11 miles to Plymouth


Grid Reference:SX 641 563
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIvybridge
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/128
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 99192

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Wilson, B, 18/11/2015, Ivybridge Markers (Report - Survey). SDV359286.

Mile Stone, cast iron Grade II listed (11 miles to Plymouth).

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 125NE (Cartographic). SDV160600.

'Milepost' indicated on OS 6" (1906) but not on OS 6" (1966).

Jenkinson, T., 2005 - 2011, B3416/B3212/B3344/Old A38 Exeter to Plymouth (Report - Survey). SDV322256.

Site visit 18th September 2003. Cast iron mile post erected circa 1820 on the south side of Exeter Road. The inscription in raised black letters on a white background reads '11/Miles/to/Plymo/11/Miles/from Plymo'.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Milestone immediately north-east of Torr Hill (House). 19th century. Cast iron. Triangular in section with semi-pyramidal top like an obelisk. Situated against wall with 11 miles to Plymo (Plymouth) and 11 miles from Plymo on either face. Date listed 2nd February 1984.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV160600Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 125NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV322256Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2005 - 2011. B3416/B3212/B3344/Old A38 Exeter to Plymouth. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV359286Report - Survey: Wilson, B. 18/11/2015. Ivybridge Markers. Ivybridge Heritage and Archive Group. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2155 - Exeter to Plymouth Milestone Survey

Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2015 3:10PM