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HER Number:MDV76422
Name:Milestone near Umberleigh Barton Cottages


Milestone to east of Umberleigh Barton Cottages, on south side of A377 Exeter to Barnstaple road.


Grid Reference:SS 597 244
Map Sheet:SS52SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAtherington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishATHERINGTON

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

'M.S. Barnstaple 7' shown. Map object based on this Source.

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

Visited 14th December 2001. Milestone approximately 300 metres east of Umberleigh House, in hedge on grass verge, on south side of road. Legend "7/Barum/". Worn, with no paint residues and moss on top, with a line down the face. There is an Ordnance Survey benchmark below the legend, and it is very close to the road edge. Circa 1879.

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

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

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 9:51AM