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HER Number:MDV47019
Name:MILESTONE in the Parish of Rattery


19C inscribed milestone of the Ashburton & Totnes Tunpike Trust beside a lay-by on the A38 road


Grid Reference:SX 725 616
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishRattery
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishRATTERY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/184

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Milestone shown as 'M.S. Ashburton 6' on OS 25" (1880s & 1905) maps. Other details: Also on OS 25" (1905) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 120NW (Cartographic). SDV158936.

'Milestone' indicated on OS 6" (1907) and on OS 6" (1963) maps. Other details: Also on OS 6" (1963) map.

Jenkinson, T., 2005 - 2011, B3416/B3212/B3344/Old A38 Exeter to Plymouth (Report - Survey). SDV322256.

Site visit 1st March 2004. Milestone of the Ashburton and Totnes Tunpike Trust under gorse on the grass verge beside a lay-by on the A38 road half a mile east of Marley Head. Worn limestone marker from the 1820s inscribed 'From/Ash/Burton/VI/Miles'. The stone is located very close to the A38.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV158936Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 120NW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV322256Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2005 - 2011. B3416/B3212/B3344/Old A38 Exeter to Plymouth. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2155 - Exeter to Plymouth Milestone Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM