Site of Milepost at Preston Lane

Description of this historic site

The site of a cast iron milepost dating to the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1938. It was located at the east end of Preston Lane, Preston on Stour.

Notes about this historic site

1 Mile Post marked.
2 One of a series of cast iron mile markers placed exactly one mile apart on the Stratford on Avon to Oxford turnpike road, the first being one mile from the last milestone on the Oxfordshire side of the county boundary.
3 Replaced by an unelaborate iron mile marker (PRN 5464).

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