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HER Number:MDV72018
Name:Milestone to east of Erme Bridge, Ermington

Summary

Eighteenth century granite milestone inscribed as 11 miles to Plymouth and 11 miles to Totnes.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 640 530
Map Sheet:SX65SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishErmington
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishERMINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (Circa, XVIII - 1759 AD to 1759 AD)

Full description

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

Milestone marked as 11 miles to Plymouth and 11 miles to Totnes.


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

Milestone (MS) marked.


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

Site visits 21st December 2005 and 22nd April 2018. Granite milestone dating from circa 1759. Located on south side of road about 30 metres east of Erme Bridge by public footpath sign. The stone is inscribed '11/To/Plymo/11/To/Totnes'. Worn stone but with black and white paint residues. Partly sunken; some of the text is obscured.

Sources / Further Reading

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: #112992 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2975 - Milestone Survey from Totnes to Plymouth

Date Last Edited:Aug 16 2018 11:42AM