SP2833 : Milepost, North of Long Compton

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

Milepost, North of Long Compton
Milepost, North of Long Compton
Cast iron post with wooden attachment by the A3400 (was A34), in parish of Long Compton (Stratford on Avon District), North of Long Compton, 200m W of track to sewage works on verge. Shipston iron casting, erected by the Stratford to Long Compton Turnpike Trust in the 19th century. Inscription reads: LONG COMPTON / {hand to left} 1 MILE LONDON / 77 / SHIPSTON / 5 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_SFOX15. 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  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Milepost or Milestone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2801 3351 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.9599N 1:35.6052W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2801 3351
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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