SW8047 : Old Milestone by the B3284, south of Shortlanesend

taken 29 days ago, near to Shortlanesend, Cornwall, England

Old Milestone by the B3284, south of Shortlanesend
Old Milestone by the B3284, south of Shortlanesend
Carved stone post by the B3284, in parish of KENWYN (CARRICK District), Shortlaneends, village side of sign, against Cornish hedge at back of verge, on West side of road. Truro stone, erected by the Truro turnpike trust in the 18th century.

Inscription reads:-
FROM
TRURO
2
MILES
Carved benchmark and rivet on top.

Grade II Listed. List Entry Number:1329001
LinkExternal link

Milestone Society National ID: CW_TOPP02.

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Primary Subject: Milepost or Milestone Milestoneid: CW TOPP02 other tags: Milestone Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Village side of Sign [5] Title Clusters: · Old Milestone by the B3284, south of Shortlanesend [3] ·
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Photographer
P Barnett   (more nearby)
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Milestone Society   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 June, 2024   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 June, 2024
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 8089 4725 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:17.0664N 5:4.6227W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 8089 4725
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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