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HER Number:MDV3595
Name:Milestone south of Holwell

Summary

Milestone, at the southern edge of the Down, at the entrance of a lane which runs in a south-easterly direction, across Plaster Down, and on to Huxworthy Ridge.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 50 73
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1943, Notes on Some Old Roadside Stones in South West Devon, 155 (Article in Serial). SDV148816.

Milestone, at the southern edge of the Down, at the entrance of a lane which runs in a south-easterly direction, across Plaster Down, and on to Huxworthy Ridge. The stone leans against the western hedge of the lane and spans the gutter. It has been turned round to hide the inscription. A tall rectangular post and on its face bears the inscription which is set diagonally at the top of the stone: 13/miles/to/plymo.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148816Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1943. Notes on Some Old Roadside Stones in South West Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 75. A5 Hardback. 155.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 4 2013 12:08PM