SP2832 : Milepost, Long Compton

taken 1 year ago, near to Long Compton, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Milepost, Long Compton
Milepost, Long Compton
Cast iron post with wooden attachment by the A3400 (was A34), in parish of Long Compton (Stratford on Avon District), next to village hall, 50m N jct Butlers Lane on deep verge. Shipston iron casting, erected by the Stratford to Long Compton Turnpike Trust in the 19th century. Inscription reads: CHAPEL HOUSE / {hand to left} / 4 MILES / LONDON / 76 / SHIPSTON / 6 MILES {hand to right}. Not listed by Historic England. Refurbished in 2017 by local members of the Milestone Society and local organisations, assisted by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Milestone Society National ID: WA_SFOX16. From National Survey of Wayside Features by The Milestone Society .
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Date Taken
Friday, 28 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Milepost or Milestone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2883 3254 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.4341N 1:34.8934W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2883 3254
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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