MEM22268 - 19th Century milestone east of Frogwell Lodge (Monument)

Summary

A small early 19th Century milestone is inscribed "13 miles to Watchet".

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Full Description

Milestone. Early C19. Sandstone and cast iron. Dressed stone, cambered head, attached plaque, semi-circular central raised section inscribed in incised letters: "13 Miles to Watchet". [1] The milestone could not be found during the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. [2] The stone was located during a follow up visit in April 2014, covered by vegetation and barely visible from the road. A small tree was leaning against it. It received a score of 4A. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . (4 August 1986).
  • <2> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Bonvoisin, P.. 2014. Survey of Listed Buildings not located during 2012-3 Buildings at Risk Survey.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9743 2848 (point)
Map sheet SS92NE
Civil Parish SKILGATE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (4A): 1648/10/100
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 17423

Record last edited

Jul 27 2020 8:33PM

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