A307 Milestone - Kew Road, Richmond, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 27.845 W 000° 18.068
30U E 687467 N 5704889
Quick Description: This milestone is located on the south west side of Kew Road at the junction with Church Road in Richmond.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/29/2015 2:10:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMNZEE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 1

Long Description:

The Portland stone milestone, that is in good condition, is inscribed:

VIII
Miles
from
Hyde Park
Corner

The milestone is Grade II listed with the entry at the Historic England website telling us:

Milestone, probably late c18 Portland stone square section with plinth and pyramidal head, now painted white inscribed on face fronting road "VIII miles from Hyde Park Corner" Lettering re cut by the Richmond Society in 1989.

Condition: Immaculate

Date placed: 1/1/1790

Material: Stone

Inscription:
Please refer to the detailed discription.


Name of road: A307 - Kew Road

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