Building record 1419600000 - Milepost on B4011


18th or 19th Century milepost on B4011 in Oakley

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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 Oakley parish. Recorded as present in 2010 on Milestones Society website on Thame to Blackthorn route National ID number BU_THBC05.' Just north of Little Green Lane on grass verge. Retrieved in 2010 leaning and rusted'. On south side of road 52cm wide 35cm deep 90cm high Inscription: less legible: left: BICESTER 9 : right: THAME 3 MILES: top: OAKLEY Parish. [ Detailed description, location and photograph available ] (B1).
Confirmed by handwritten notes on OS 1" (1835) were in Bucks County Museum now in Centre for Bucks Studies. Museum number 32 sheet XXXII page 3 of notes. Inscription: Bicester 9 Thame 5. But Bicester 10 Thame 3 on ' All Historic Layers' database. On Long Crendon to Brill (N) route. In same notes under ' MILE STONES [ N.] Thame to Blackthorn'. NGR: 656 117. Parish: Oakley. No number on 1" OS 1835. Information: Very poor: mile post ( T. 5 B.9 ). [ Handwritten notes consulted ] (B2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC23398 Digital archive: Milestones Society Web V:1.2. Milestones in pre-1974 county Buckinghamshire. BU_THBC05.
  • <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SBC24230 Unpublished document: Dr Gimson.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 65670 11783 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish OAKLEY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Jul 31 2021 5:43PM

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