B4494 Milestone (Oxford 25) Donnington, Berkshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
N 51° 24.858 W 001° 19.896
30U E 616021 N 5697218
Quick Description: A milestone on the B4994 Newbury-Wantage road.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/26/2008 12:51:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM31NH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 32

Long Description:

The B4493, "Oxford Rd" road is now relatively quiet, as the bulk of Northbound traffic from Newbury travels up the A34. In times past it was the main road towards Oxford.

Images of England records this milestone as being grade II listed. Milestonesweb catalogues it as BE/019.

The milestone is outside the historic Donnington Hospital almshouses, founded in 1393. The present courtyard was built in 1602.

Condition: Worn

Material: Stone

Inscription:
Oxford 25 Newbury Bridge I


Name of road: B4494, Oxford Rd

Date placed: Not listed

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