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HER Number:MDV76445
Name:Milestone near Huxham Wood Farm


Milestone to south-west of Heathfield Cross, opposite the entrance to Huxham Wood Farm, on the old turpike road to Tiverton.


Grid Reference:SX 951 969
Map Sheet:SX99NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishPoltimore
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPOLTIMORE

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. Exeter 3' shown.

Jenkinson, T., 2007 - 2008, Exeter to Tiverton Unclassified and A396 (Report - Survey). SDV344478.

Visited on 31st March 2006. Milestone about 300 metres north-east of Pynes Lodge, on the south side of the road opposite the north end of Huxham Brake, on the grass verge beside the copse, in brambles. Chunks out of sides and back top edge. Legend 'III Miles From Exon'. Ordnance Survey benchmark on right side. Evidence that this old route from Exeter to Tiverton was turnpiked. Circa 1819.

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

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). [Mapped feature: #103471 ]
SDV344478Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007 - 2008. Exeter to Tiverton Unclassified and A396. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4628 - Milestone Survey from Exeter to Tiverton

Date Last Edited:Mar 18 2010 12:21PM