Milestone - Melbourne Road - Ibstock, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 41.180 W 001° 24.105
30U E 608031 N 5838577
Quick Description: A VERY distressed milestone outside the 'Milestone Shop', Ibstock.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/25/2017 4:29:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMW121
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 3

Long Description:
A VERY distressed milestone outside the 'Milestone Shop' on Melbourne Road, Ibstock.
Listed by the Milestone Society as:
LE_HKBH10
SK 40540 10020
A447 IBSTOCK
by newsagents, No. 65 Melbourne Rd, opp. Valley Rd., in pavement by shop door


It has been defaced, with the destinations scratched out. The distances are still just about legible, and assuming it is still at its original location, one might assume Nottingham 25 miles and Leicester 10½ miles.
Condition: Distressed

Material: Stone

Inscription:
Defaced left: 10½ right: 25


Name of road: Melbourne Road

Date placed: Not listed

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