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HER Number:MDV76413
Name:Milestone near Colleton Gate


Milestone about 250 metres south of Colleton Gate, on A377 Exeter to Barnstaple road. Barnstaple 17 miles.


Grid Reference:SS 667 143
Map Sheet:SS61SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChulmleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHULMLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

"M.S. Barnstaple 17 Exeter .. 23" shown. Map object based on this Source.

Jenkinson, T., 2001 - 2006, Exeter to Barnstaple A377 (Report - Survey). SDV344456.

Visited on 26th August 2005. Milestone about 350 metres north of Leigh Cross, on grass verge, by low wall of bridge on west side of road. Legend "17/Barum/". Chips to edges and front. Dirty and worn, set on stone slab. The first of the still extant Barnstaple stones (the 18 and 19 mile markers are missing). A standard tombstone type, with white paint residues on letters and number.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV344456Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2001 - 2006. Exeter to Barnstaple A377. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4621 - Survey of Milestones on the A377 Exeter to Barnstaple Road

Date Last Edited:Mar 15 2010 1:46PM