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HER Number:MDV37140
Name:Milestone 150 metres west of Two Crosses


Milestone 6 miles from Exeter. A tall stone about 104


Grid Reference:SX 826 893
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDunsford
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/108

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (Unknown date)

Full description

1963, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307680.

'milestone' shown on os 6" (1906) map and os 6" (1963) map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307681.

Des=os 6"(1906)map sheet 79sw.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307682.

Des=os 6"(1963)map.

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

Milestone marked as 6 miles from Exeter.

Jenkinson, T., 2003 - 2007, B3212 Yelverton to Exeter (Report - Survey). SDV344453.

Visited on 15th October 2004 and 2nd August 2007. Milestone approximately 150 metres west of Two Crosses, very close to the road edge in bank on south side. Tall stone, 1.04 metres high, dirty and chipped down edges, scrape across base. Paint residues. Circa 1815.

Jenkinson, T., 2007, B3212 Moretonhampstead to Exeter (Un-published). SDV361315.

Site visits 15th October 2004 and 2nd August 2007. Milestone located about 150 metres west of Two Crosses, very close to road edge, in bank on south side. Inscribed '6/Miles to/Exeter'. A tall stone, 104 centimetres high. Dirty and chipped down edges. Paint residues. Black base and OS bench mark on face. Dated to circa 1815.

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

Milestone marked (MS).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV307680Migrated Record: 1963.
SDV307681Migrated Record:
SDV307682Migrated Record:
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344453Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2003 - 2007. B3212 Yelverton to Exeter. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Unbound.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV361315Un-published: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. B3212 Moretonhampstead to Exeter. Milestone Society Survey.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4618 - Milestone Survey on B3212 Yelverton to Exeter Road

Date Last Edited:May 18 2018 8:54AM