MSO10804 - Milestone at Lower Stockham Wood, Brompton Regis (Building)


A milestone, which reads 'Minehead 16' and shows on the 1st and 2nd Ordnance Survey mapping.

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Milestone. 1820s. Sandstone and cast iron. About 220 mm high, dressed stone, section at top missing, slightly cambered head, attached plaque inscribed in incised lettering "17 miles to Minehead". [1] The description of this milestone has been confused with that of MSO10803. This one should read 16 miles. [2] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265604. First Listed on 04/08/1986. [3] Stone, Ashlar walls. [4] 'M.S.' and 'Minehead 16' noted on Second Edition OS map. [5] Consultation with English Heritage in December 2012 has resulted in listing descriptions and mapping for milestones 1237566 (265604) and 1345419 (265603) being amended. This monument is now linked to 1345419 (265603). [6] The milestone was not found during the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. [7] A follow up survey in April 2014 located the milestone at SS 93123 29660. Part of the plaque was missing. The milestone received a score of 4A. [8]

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Index: 4/8/1986. 36th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset)/Exmoor National Park..
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster, Chris Somerset County Council. 5/1/2005.
  • <3> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. c.1904. Second Edition.
  • <6> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information.
  • <7> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <8> Unpublished document: Bonvoisin, P.. 2014. Survey of Listed Buildings not located during 2012-3 Buildings at Risk Survey.



Grid reference SS 9312 2964 (point)
Map sheet SS92NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (4A): 1648/9/16
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10253
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 17412
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31339

Record last edited

Mar 19 2021 10:27AM


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