Milestone - B197, Great North Road, Sherrards Wood, Hertfordshire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers
N 51° 48.405 W 000° 13.694
30U E 691084 N 5743178
Quick Description: This badly damaged milestone is one of a pair.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/18/2011 10:45:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMCWBC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 5

Long Description:
The 1878 Ordnance survey map lists a milestone at this site showing:-

Hitchin 11
London 23

A companion milestone stands on the opposite side of the road. Both were damaged and left in a pile of rubble when the road here was improved. A local resident saved both.
Condition: Distressed

Material: Metal

Inscription:
Top:- Missing Left (some text missing:- (Welw)yn 2 Hitchin 11 Right:- Hitchin 23


Name of road: B197 Great North Road.

Date placed: Not listed

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