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HER Number:MDV37629
Name:Milestone by turning to Duckham, Chawleigh


Late 18th-early 19th century milestone, 18 miles from Exeter.


Grid Reference:SS 727 107
Map Sheet:SS71SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChawleigh
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAWLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS71SW/49
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV332696.

Milestone. Late c18-early c19. Sandstone. Upright, round-headed slab standing approximately 0.7 metres high. It is inscribed with roman serif upper and lower case letters 'xviii miles from exon', although numeral is mutilated (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV44399.


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

Milestone marked, 'M.S Exeter…18'.

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

Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England, 1309420 (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

Milestone at SS727107. Milestone. Late C18-early C19. Sandstone. Upright, round-headed slab standing approximately 0.7metres high. It is inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case letters 'XVIII Miles from EXON', although numeral is mutilated.
Date first listed: 19th February 1986

Sources / Further Reading

SDV332696Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #22047 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1309420.
SDV44399Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5573 - Milestone Survey from Barnstaple to Crediton

Date Last Edited:Feb 9 2018 11:11AM