Milestone, Wood St - Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 44.903 W 001° 28.048
30U E 603442 N 5845381
Quick Description: Stone milestone outside private residence, Wood Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/5/2014 11:59:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMKN8E
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 4

Long Description:
Surviving Milestone on the A511 (was A50), Ashby to Leicester (was A50) road, in parish of ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH (NORTH WEST LEICESTERSHIRE District). Located outide No. 10 Wood Street, Ashby, positioned in tarmac path against brick wall of house on South side of road. Made of stone in a design referred to as Ashby stone. . Erected by Ashby de la Zouch Turnpike Trust in the 18th century. Inscription reads; : FROM / LONDON / 116 / MILES / FROM / LEICESTER / 17 / : :Grade II Listed. NGR: SK 3604 1689:

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Condition: Worn

Material: Stone

Inscription:
FROM / LONDON / 116 / MILES / FROM / LEICESTER / 17 /


Name of road: Wood Street

Date placed: Not listed

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