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HER Number:MDV46590
Name:Milestone south-west of Ware Cross, Ugborough


Site of an 18th century granite milestone. The stone, which was in poor condition, appears to have been removed circa 2008.


Grid Reference:SX 679 556
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/318

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (Circa, XVIII - 1765 AD to 1765 AD)

Full description

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

Milestone (M.S) marked as 14 miles to Plymouth and 8 miles to Totnes.

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 125NE (Cartographic). SDV160600.

'Milestone' indicated on OS 6" (1906) but not on OS 6" (1969).

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

Milestone (MS) marked.

Jenkinson, T., 2018, Totnes to Plymouth (B3210/A3121/A379) (Report - Survey). SDV324109.

Site visits 14th January 2004, October 2008 and 22nd April 2018. Granite milestone n the south side of the road at the junction of the A3121 and the turn to Ugborough. Erected by the Totnes Turnpike Trust circa 1765. The stone is inscribed '14/To/Plymo/?/?/?'. Originally recorded as a fallen stone in poor condition awaiting action by Parish Council. Appears (2008) to have been removed from site and still not on site in April 2018.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV160600Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 125NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV324109Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2018. Totnes to Plymouth (B3210/A3121/A379). Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled + Digital.
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: #112990 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2975 - Milestone Survey from Totnes to Plymouth

Date Last Edited:Aug 16 2018 11:40AM