SP2540 : Milepost, Shipston-on-Stour

taken 1 year ago, near to Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Milepost, Shipston-on-Stour
Milepost, Shipston-on-Stour
Cast iron post with wooden attachment, by the A3400 (was A34), in parish of Shipston on Stour (Stratford on Avon District), Church Street, 40m S of jct Station Road, in pavement, back to brick wall, on West side of road. Erected by the Stratford to Long Compton Turnpike Trust in the 19th century. Inscription reads: LONG COMPTON / {hand to left} 6 MILES / LONDON / 82 / STRATFORD / 10 MILES {hand to right}. Refurbished in 2017 by local members of the Milestone Society and local organisations, assisted by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Not listed by Historic England. Milestone Society National ID: WA_SFOX10. 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  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Milepost or Milestone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2587 4076 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.8769N 1:37.4426W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2587 4076
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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