Site of Milepost by The Lodge

Description of this historic site

The site of a cast iron milepost dating to the Imperial period. It was located 200m north west of the Methodist Chapel at Newbold on Stour.

Notes about this historic site

1 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.
2 A milestone erected in 1869 (PRN 4983) took the place of the cast iron milepost.

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