MSO10512 - Milestone at Sticklepath (Building)

Summary

An early 19th Century milestone marks 5 miles to Watchet.

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Full Description

Milestone. Early C19. Sandstone and cast iron. Round headed stone with attached arched head plaque inscribed: 5 miles to Watchet. Leaning to the South at time of survey, October 1983. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264812. First Listed on 21/12/1984. [2] The milestone was not found during the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. [3] A milestone lies on the edge of the B 3190 at Sticklepath (ST 0460 3615). It is a dressed stone block, 0.7 by 0.4 by 0.15 metres. The road (east) side has a metal plaque with the words "5 MILES To Watchet" engraved on it. The stone appears to have been knocked by traffic and leans to the north. [4] The stone is depicted on the 1st edition 25 inch map. [5] The milestone was located during a follow up visit in April 2014. It was noted to be situated at ST 04606 36157 and appeared to have suffered some damage. It was given a score of 4A. [6] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Index: 21/12/1984. Thirty-first List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Distict of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1998.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1890, Somerset 47(16).
  • <6> Unpublished document: Bonvoisin, P.. 2014. Survey of Listed Buildings not located during 2012-3 Buildings at Risk Survey.
  • <7> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1185320, Updated 30 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference ST 0460 3614 (point)
Map sheet ST03NW
Civil Parish OLD CLEEVE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (4A): 375/4/54
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NW57
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1185320
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 30752
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35174

Record last edited

May 30 2022 4:59PM

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