Building record 1419700000 - Milepost on B4011


18th or 19th Century milepost on B4011 at Oakley

Protected Status/Designation

  • 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 on Thame Road opposite church. Recorded as present in 2010 on Milestones Society website on Thame to Blackthorn route National ID number BU_THBC06.' Behind rail by roadside leaning and badly corroded '. On south sde of road 52cm wide 35cm deep 90cm high Inscription: not legible but was: left: BICESTER 8 MILES : right: THAME 6` MILES. Not on all levels of OS map so estimated on map. [ Detailed description, location and photograph available ] (B1).
Confirmed by handwritten notes under ' MILE STONES [ N.] Thame to Blackthorn'. NGR : 642 122. Parish: Oakley Village. No number on 1" OS 1835. Information: Poor: opp. Church: metal mile post ( T. 6 B. 8 ). Postioned at this NGR. [ Handwritten notes consulted ] (B2).

Sources (2)

  • ---SBC24230 Unpublished document: Dr Gimson. Undated. Manuscript notes on milestones compiled by Dr Gimson. MILE STONES N. Thame to Blackthorn.
  • <1>SBC23398 Digital archive: Milestones Society Web V:1.2. Milestones in pre-1974 county Buckinghamshire. BU_THBC06.


Grid reference SP 64180 12251 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Civil Parish OAKLEY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Jul 31 2021 5:44PM

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