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HER Number:MDV72077
Name:Milestone at turn to Lower Collaton, Peter Tavy

Summary

19C granite milestone opposite the turn to Collaton

Location

Grid Reference:SX 512 751
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK HAMLETS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Jenkinson, T., 2003 - 2005, Peter Tavy to Horrabridge via Whitchurch & Plaster Down Unclassified (Report - Survey). SDV324156.

Granite milestone erected by the Tavistock Turnpike Trust c1832 & appearing as a gate post in a wall on the west side of the road opposite the turn to Collaton. The stone is inscribed '14/Miles/To/Plymo/1832'. The worn stone had slight damage to the edges at the time of the survey in 2003.


Byng, B., 2005, Dartmoor National Park. Phase 2 Microchip Project. Vulnerable Roadside Artefacts (Un-published). SDV357004.

Late 17th, early 18th century. Microchipped 09/10/2005.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1105712 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

4/168 Milestone at SX 512 752 - II
Milestone. Possibly late C17/early C18. Irregular granite block. Deep-cut capital lettering: 14 MILES TO PLYMO (Plymouth).
Listing NGR: SX5124675167

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324156Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2003 - 2005. Peter Tavy to Horrabridge via Whitchurch & Plaster Down Unclassified. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #47277 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1105712.
SDV357004Un-published: Byng, B.. 2005. Dartmoor National Park. Phase 2 Microchip Project. Vulnerable Roadside Artefacts. A4 Ring Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3033 - Peter Tavy to Horrabridge via Whitchurch & Plaster Down Unclassified
  • EDV6557 - Microchip project - vulnerable roadside objects

Date Last Edited:Aug 22 2014 4:22PM