Building record 1419800000 - Milepost on B4011 at Boarstall


Nineteenth century milepost on B4011 at Boarstall

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 Boarstal parish. Recorded as present in 2010 on Milestones Society website on Thame to Blackthorn route National ID number BU_THBC07. On grass verge on Foresters Lane in Boarstall Wood, on west side of road. 52cm wide, 35cm deep, 90cm high. Inscription: left: BICESTER 7 MILES : right: THAME 7 MILES: top changed from OAKLEY PARISH to BOARSTALL PARISH. [Detailed description and photograph] (B1).
Shown on 1835 1-inch county OS map (sheet XXVI). Inscription: Bicester 7 Thame 7, Boarstall Parish on top. On Blackthorn to Long Crendon route. In good condition: cast iron mile post: some painted letters. [Handwritten notes and illustration] (B2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC23398 Digital archive: Milestones Society Web V:1.2. Milestones in pre-1974 county Buckinghamshire. BU_THBC07.
  • <2>SBC24230 Unpublished document: Dr Gimson. Undated. Manuscript notes on milestones compiled by Dr Gimson. Museum no 18 sheet XXVI page 7 and MILE STONES N. Thame to Blackthorn.


Grid reference SP 63373 13538 (point)
Civil Parish BOARSTALL, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Apr 6 2022 8:25PM

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