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HER Number:MDV5047
Name:Milestone circa 329 metres south-west of Telephone Repeater Station, Ugborough


Site of milestone, 13 miles from Plymouth, 9 miles from Totnes.


Grid Reference:SX 667 547
Map Sheet:SX65SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65SE/9

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

1906, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV163189.

'milestone' indicated on os 6" (1906) and on os 6" (1969) (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV163191.

Masson phillips, e. /the devon historian/5(1972)16-17.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV163192.

Des=os 6" (1906) sheet 125ne.

Masson Phillips, E. N., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5785.

Milestone at lower bowcombe. On the totnes - plymouth road, b3210, between lower bowcombe and ludbrook. The stone stands in the hedge on the s side of the road, and reads 9 miles to totnes, 13 miles to plymouth. It stands above a grass verge. The inscriptions are on adjacent sides: the letters in roman characters, the figures in arabic. On the w face, above the totnes inscription, there is a bench mark in the form of an arrow with the head just reaching the top of the stone (masson phillips).

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

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

Milestone (MS) marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV163189Migrated Record: 1906.
SDV163191Migrated Record:
SDV163192Migrated Record:
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: #31284 ]
SDV5785Migrated Record: Masson Phillips, E. N..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 16 2018 1:10PM