MSO10655 - Milestone at NGR SS 9230 3336, Bridgetown (Building)

Summary

An early 19th Century milestone inscribed '13 miles to Minehead'.

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Full Description

Milestone. Early C19. Limestone and cast iron. Square headed stone with attached plaque, raised semi-circular headed central section inscribed: '13 miles to Minehead'. Overgrown and sunk into grown obscuring the word 'Minehead'. The road was turnpiked in 1824. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265435. First Listed on 02/01/1986. [2] 'M.S.' noted on modern OS map. [3] The building was visited in June 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 5A. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: 2/1/1986. Thirty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset)/Exmoor National Park.
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2004. Landline Map.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9230 3336 (point)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 1076/19/22
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10258
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 17417
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31144

Record last edited

Dec 21 2020 11:41AM

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