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Milestones on the  B4293 Road to Monmouth via Devauden

These milestones indicate the miles to Chepstow

1 mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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2 Mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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3 mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 351061 197546
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Description This milestone has for many years been covered with vegetation. The inscription reads "To Chepstow 3 Miles".
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4 mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 349976 198518
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Description Plate missing.
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5 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 348448 198861
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Actual found OS location 348516 198760
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Description This mounting stone is located about where the milestone should be.
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6 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 347986 200351
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Description At New Inn. Partially buried obscuring the inscription " To Chepstow 6 Miles".
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7 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 347456 201932
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Description Presumably moved after 1886.
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7 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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347481 202763
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1.5 miles from milestone 6. On the hill out of Llanishen towards Chepstow. Not located despite being on the current OS map.
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8 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 347699 202968
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9 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 348771 204200
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10 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 349926 205179
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Actual found OS location 349683 204887
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Description This milestone has been moved from its 1886 location. It is now on the left about mile from Trellech travelling from Chepstow. The inscription has been damaged and is unreadable apart from the word "To". 3 miles from the 6 mile stone at New Inn. Defaced.
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11 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 350267 206591
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Actual found OS location 350163 206207
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Description The 1886 map shows this stone located just before the turn to Warren's Farm, going towards Trellech. 4 Miles to Monmouth. It is actually a quarter of a mile nearer to Trellech, a mile from milestone 10. Defaced.
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12 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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Description This milestone should be located, a mile distant from the previous, on the verge opposite the former ostrich farm at OS 349952 207716
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13 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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350220 209528
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Description The 1886 map shows this stone on Lydart Hill, adjacent to Lydart House. 2 Miles to Monmouth. But if it has been moved subsequently, it should be located higher up outside Rock Cottage at OS 349917 209096
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Actual found OS location 350056 209375
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Description This stone is located at the Penallt turn on Lydart Hill. At a point about 3 miles from Agincourt Square, Monmouth. There may have been an inscription near the top. However, it is less than mile from the 2 miles to Monmouth stone. It is not marked on the current OS Explorer map or the 1886 map.
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14 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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Modern OS Explorer Location 350558 210240
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Description This milestone is marked on the modern Explorer map just below the Lydart bends, near a mounting stone .
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15 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 350757 211634
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Description The 1886 map shows this stone at the Trothy Bridge. 1 Mile to Monmouth 137 miles to London.
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