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HER Number:MDV37390
Name:Roadside milestone west of Grendon, Mary Tavy

Summary

Tall granite milestone inscribed 'Lamer ton 3 miles to Tavi stock 2 1/2 miles Mary Tavy 2 miles'.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 489 777
Map Sheet:SX47NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMary Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47NE/46
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XVIII - 1760 AD to 1762 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Gulworthy, 95 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV220874.

Early 19th century granite milestone. Square section monolith with deep cut lettering which reads 'Lamerton 3 miles Tavistock 2 miles Mary Tavy 2 miles.


Jenkinson, T., 2005 - 2008, A386 Tavistock to Okehampton (Report - Survey). SDV323813.

Milestone situated in fork of two minor roads near Grendon. Not on A386. A tall granite pillar, 155cm high. Worn with some chips to top edges. Inscribed 'Lamer ton 3 miles to Tavistock 2 1/2 miles Mary Tavy 2 miles'. Dates from c1762.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV220874List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Gulworthy. Historic Houses Register. Website. 95.
SDV323813Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2005 - 2008. A386 Tavistock to Okehampton. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2948 - Devon Milestone Survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 6 2015 4:23PM