TQ0651 : Milestone on the A246

taken 8 years ago, near to East Clandon, Surrey, Great Britain

Milestone on the A246
Milestone on the A246
Milestones were the SatNav of the era when the horse was the fastest method of road transport. Three mileage distances were given, with the major town or city on the top face (clearly visible from horseback), with mileages for the lesser towns shown on the two side faces, enabling the traveller to see how many miles (s)he had come from the previous town, and how many miles still to go to the next one.

This milestone had LONDON 26 on it; further than I wanted to walk!
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TQ0651, 176 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 18 September, 2009
Category
Milestone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 065 516 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.2278N 0:28.4490W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 065 516
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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