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HER Number:MDV31775
Name:Milestone near Prospect Cottage


Milestone at end of wall by Prospect Cottage, on old Barnstaple to Braunton road. Late 19th century, in fair condition.


Grid Reference:SS 495 363
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/125

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Milestone marked as 'M.S. Barnstaple 5'.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Milestone marked as 'M.S Barnstaple 5' .

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 8SE (Cartographic). SDV17296.

Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV166087.

'MS' shown.

Jenkinson, T., 2007, Barnstaple to Ilfracombe A361 and Old Road (Report - Survey). SDV338891.

A milestone (circa 1879) located on the old Barnstaple to Braunton road, opposite South Park. The stone stands at the end of a wall below Prospect Cottage, in front of a gate. It was found to be in fair condition, but at a slight angle. Black paint residues were found in the legend '5/BARUM'. Other details: Surveyed 11/7/2007.

Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

Milestone marked as 'MS'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV17296Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 8SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338891Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Barnstaple to Ilfracombe A361 and Old Road. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4500 - Milestone Survey from Barnstaple to Ilfracombe

Date Last Edited:Jun 11 2009 11:54AM