Oxford Road Milestone, (Oxford 24) Berkshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
N 51° 25.932 W 001° 19.488
30U E 616448 N 5699220
Quick Description: A milestone on the old road from Newbury to Oxford
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/20/2008 3:47:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM3DNY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 8

Long Description:

This milestone is opposite the Fox & Hounds pub on the Oxford Road which is a quiet unclassified road north of Donnington. Either side of this site are the A34 and A334 main roads. This little road was once the main route from Newbury to Oxford.

The stone is dated 1776. The inscription is quite hard to read.

Milestonesweb catalogues it as BE/018

Condition: Worn

Date placed: 1/1/1776

Material: Stone

Inscription:
To Newbury 2 miles Ilsley 7 Abingdon 18 Oxford 24 1776


Name of road: Oxford Road

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