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B4228 to St Briavels

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Milestones on the  B4228 Road to St Briavels

These milestones indicate the miles to Chepstow

1 mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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Actual found OS location 353935 194694
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Description Against the wall of the Cross Keys Inn at Tutshill. Unusual colour, but it looks cared-for. 
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2 Mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location  
Modern OS Explorer Location 354273 195971 on map
Actual found OS location 354273 195971
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Description The Rising Sun at Woodcroft is on the left in the distance towards Chepstow. Part of the inscription is just visible.
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3 mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location  
Modern OS Explorer Location 354900 197246 on map
Actual found OS location 354900 197246
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Description This milestone is on the Offa's Dyke Long Distance Path. All that can be read is "3 miles". The top has been damaged, presumably by passing traffic.
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4 mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location  
Modern OS Explorer Location 355518 198660 on map
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Description Not found. Should be 200 metres north of the Miss Graces Lane junction.
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5 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location  
Modern OS Explorer Location 355866 200153 on map
Actual found OS location 355866 200153
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Description Madgett Cottages on the bend in the distance. The lettering is intact but hard to read owing to the mud splashed on the stone. Daffodils planted in front.
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6 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location  
Modern OS Explorer Location 356456 201292 on map
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7 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location  
Modern OS Explorer Location 356234 202836 on map
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Description Looking towards St Briavels.
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