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HER Number:MDV76442
Name:Milestone on Horse Lane


Milestone at the foot of Horse Lane, at the junction with Marine Parade. New stone, circa 1990s, showing 7 miles to Torquay.


Grid Reference:SX 935 722
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShaldon
Ecclesiastical ParishST.NICHOLAS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XX - 1990 AD to 1999 AD (Between))

Full description

Jenkinson, T., 2006, The Milestones and Mileplates of the Dartmouth Turnpikes of Devon, 13 (Article in Serial). SDV347506.

Jenkinson, T., 2006 - 2007, A379 Torquay to Teignmouth (Report - Survey). SDV344477.

Visited on 25th November 2003. Milestone at the foot of Horse Lane with its junction with Marine Parade in Shaldon, against the wall set in the road on the south side. A new stone, in good condition, set on the old road into Shaldon from the main A379. Legend 'Torquay 7 Miles'. Circa 1990s.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #103468 ]
SDV344477Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2006 - 2007. A379 Torquay to Teignmouth. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.
SDV347506Article in Serial: Jenkinson, T.. 2006. The Milestones and Mileplates of the Dartmouth Turnpikes of Devon. Milestones and Waymarkers. The Journal of the Milestone Society. 2. A4 Stapled. 13.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4627 - Survey of Milestones on A379 Torquay to Teignmouth Road

Date Last Edited:Mar 18 2010 11:28AM