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HER Number:MDV80678
Name:Milestone on A3124 to north of Beaford


Milestone on A3124 marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, 5 miles to Torrington and 29 miles to Exeter.


Grid Reference:SS 551 153
Map Sheet:SS51NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBeaford
Ecclesiastical ParishBEAFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 91631

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.

Milestone marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, 'Torrington 5/Exeter 29'.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Milestone approximately 240 metres to south-west of Yatton Court. Early to mid 19th century. Granite. Triangular section with 2 round-headed faces to front. Inscriptions largely illegible at time of survey (December 1987), but probably formerly read : '29/Miles/Exeter' and '5/Miles/Torrington'. Included as one of a series along the B3220. Date listed: 16th February 1989.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107463 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 1 2011 9:31AM