Building record 1354600000 - Milestone on B482


18th or 19th Century milestone on B482 at Marlow Bottom

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • MILESTONE (18th Century to 19th Century - 1700 AD? to 1899 AD?)


Probable eighteenth or nineteenth century milestone on B482 at Marlow Bottom. D shape 41 inches high with rounded top 13 1/2 by 16 inches deep. Shoulder at 20 inches from base. Inscription not visiible. [ Drawings, location and photographs available ] (B1).
Recorded as present in 2002 on Milestones Society survey web site on Marlow to Stokenchurch route National ID number BU_MWST_02. East side of B482 at Seymour Court Hill on Seymour Court Road on wide grass verge. 40cm wide 35 deep 99cm high. No inscription recorded.' Lichen and ivy covered '. [ Detailed description, location and photograph available ] (B2).
One of 3 white stone milestones recorded on B 482 by J.Kenneth Major in 1973. Square blocks, parabolic cross section from above. Inscriptions variable and painted, sometimes not readable. Local Authority maintained. [ Drawings and location avaialble ] (B3).
Confirmed by handwritten notes of one inch OSD map (1835) on Marlow to Stokenchurch route (M). Bucks County Museum number XLVI sheet 46 page 5 of notes. Now in Centre for Bucks Studies. Inscription: Stoke 7 : Marlow 1. Confirmed by All Historic Layers mapping.
[ Handwritten notes consulted ] (B4).

Sources (4)

  • <1>SBC19208 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Council. 1995. Chilterns AONB Milestone Survey. Stone 27.
  • <2>SBC23398 Digital archive: Milestones Society Web V:1.2. Milestones in pre-1974 county Buckinghamshire. BU_MWST02.
  • <3>SBC23454 Index: Council for British Archaeology. 1973. CBA Industrial Archaeology Record Card 236118.
  • <4>SBC24230 Unpublished document: Dr Gimson. Undated. Manuscript notes on milestones compiled by Dr Gimson. museum no. XLVI sheet 46 page 5.


Grid reference SU 84003 88424 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish GREAT MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Jul 31 2021 4:09PM

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