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HER Number:MDV46620
Name:Milestone 10 metres west of Flete Wood Crossroads, Yealmpton


Eighteenth century milestone inscribed as 9 miles to Plymouth and 13 miles to Totnes.


Grid Reference:SX 612 518
Map Sheet:SX65SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYealmpton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishYEALMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65SW/61

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

1967, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157529.

'milestone' indicated on os 6" (1907) and on os 6" (1967) (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157530.

Des=os 6"(1907)sheet 125sw.

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

Milestone marked at 9 miles to Plymouth and 13 miles to Totnes.

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

'Mile Stone' marked.

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

Site visit 19th March 2012. Milestone on the A379 10 metres west of Flete Wood crossroads. In verge on south side of road. Set up by the Modbury Turnpike Trust circa 1759. Inscribed '9/to Plymo/13/to/Totnes'. Worn and part buried in bank.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157529Migrated Record: 1967.
SDV157530Migrated Record:
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: #112995 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2975 - Milestone Survey from Totnes to Plymouth

Date Last Edited:Aug 16 2018 10:30AM