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HER Number:MDV52717
Name:Milestone, B3192 Higher Exeter Road


Milestone placed by the Teignmouth and Dawlish Turnpike Trust, circa 1823, one mile from Teignmouth. Inscription virtually illegible.


Grid Reference:SX 935 745
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOPSTEIGNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97SW/216
  • Old Listed Building Ref: 461135

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

'Exeter ……… 12 5/8} 4/4
Teignmouth .. 1 } M.S' marked.

Jenkinson, T., 2003-2004, B3192 Teignmouth to Exeter (Report - Survey). SDV350651.

Milestone, on Exeter Road at the junction with Raleigh Road on paved area near lamp post. Badly worn, inscribed ‘1 Mile to Teignmouth Miles to Exeter M. F. P.12.5.?'. M. F. P. stands for miles, furlongs and poles. All surviving stones (on this route) were placed by the Teignmouth and Dawlish Turnpike Trust in circa 1823.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

'MS' marked.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Higher Exeter Road. Milestone at SX 9352 7453. Early 19th century. Granite. Inscription (virtually illegible) reads: 1 mile to Teignmouth/ Miles to Exeter/ M(iles) F(urlongs) P(erches)/ 12 5 4.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94414 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV350651Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2003-2004. B3192 Teignmouth to Exeter. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2012 11:34AM