Record Details

NHER Number:41289
Type of record:Monument
Name:19th century milestone marking Norwich 15 miles, Attleboro 5 miles

Summary

This 19th century limestone milestone reads NORWICH 15 MILES ATTLEBORO 5 MILES.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 09308 90630
Map Sheet:TM09SE
Parish:NEW BUCKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Late 18th century (after 1772) milestone. Limestone, wedge shaped with rounded top, 1 metre high. Recessed panels NORWICH 15 MILES ATTLEBORO 5 MILES sans serif. Indents with remains of rivets above. The road was turnpiked in 1772.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 5 April 2005.

The Milestone Society have given the stone a 19th century date based on comparison with others.
A. Yardy (HES), 15 December 2012.

Monument Types

  • MILESTONE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1800 AD? to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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