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HER Number:MDV76420
Name:Milestone at Smallmarsh Bridge


Milestone on bridge over small stream at Smallmarsh, on A377 Exeter to Barnstaple road.


Grid Reference:SS 608 221
Map Sheet:SS62SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAtherington
Civil ParishHigh Bickington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishATHERINGTON
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGH BICKINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 91690

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

'M.S. Barnstaple 9' 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 30 metres north-west of Smallmarsh, on verge against iron railings, very close to road edge on west side (seen from car). Legend "9/Barum/". Light faced granite, quite good condition but with some minor chipping to edges, circa 1879. At risk of vibration but less so since A361 was built.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Milestone. Probably early to mid 19th century. Granite, with segmental top. Inscribed : "9/BARUM". This milestone is one of a series on the Exeter/Barnstaple road, and stands on a bridge over a small stream.

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

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First 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 16 2010 9:24AM