Building record 1419400000 - Milepost on B4011


18th or 19th Century milepost on B4011 at Long Crendon

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  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

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


Probable eighteenth to nineteenth century cast iron milepost on the B4011 in Long Crendon parish. Recorded as present in 2002 on Milestones Society website on Thame to Blackthorn route National ID number BU_THBC03. 'On grass verge 10m from Woodway farm badly rusted'. On west sde of road 52cm wide 35cm deep 90cm high. Only on one layer of current OS on data base. Inscription: no longer visible but was: left: BICESTER 11 MILES : right: THAME 3 MILES. [ Detailed description, location and photograph available ] (B1).
Confirmed by handwritten notes on OS 1" (1835) was in Bucks County Museum now in Centre for Bucks Studies. Museum number 32 sheet XXXII on page 3 of notes. Inscription: Bicester 11 Thame 3. On ' All Historic Layers ' database as Bicester 12 Thame 3. On Long Crendon to Brill (N) route. In same notes under ' MILE STONES [ N.] Thame to Blackthorn'. NGR: 681 099. Parish: ditto Long Crendon. No number on 1" OS 1835. Information: Very poor. ( T. 3 B. 11 ) cast iron rusting badly. On All Historic layers at 6811 1000 just north of handwritten notes. [ Handwritten notes consulted ] (B2).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC23398 Digital archive: Milestones Society Web V:1.2. Milestones in pre-1974 county Buckinghamshire. BU_THBC03.
  • <2>SBC23398 Digital archive: Milestones Society Web V:1.2. Milestones in pre-1974 county Buckinghamshire. BU_BRBU14.
  • <2>SBC24230 Unpublished document: Dr Gimson. Undated. Manuscript notes on milestones compiled by Dr Gimson. museum no. 32 sheet XXXII page 3 and MILE STONES N Thame to Blackthorn.


Grid reference SP 68125 09983 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish LONG CRENDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Jul 31 2021 5:42PM

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