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Milestones - UK map and Gazetteer

Reproduced from Ordnance Survey map data
by permission of the Ordnance Survey
Crown copyright 2001

Many of our main roads follow the routes of turnpike roads, and many A roads still have milestones testifying to this More recently there has been a trend to bypass towns and villages, many of which grew up along and around the roads.

This is not an exhaustive list by any means - just the ones surveyed so far.

England

Bedfordshire
Buckinghamshire
Cambridgeshire
Cornwall
Cumbria
Derbyshire
Devon
Dorset
Essex
Gloucestershire
Hertfordshire
Lancashire
Lincolnshire
London
Norfolk
Northamptonshire
Nottinghamshire
Oxfordshire
Rutland
Shropshire
Somerset
Suffolk
Warwickshire
Wiltshire
Worcestershire
Yorkshire

Scotland

Aberdeenshire
Argyll and Bute
Ayrshire
Dumfries and Galloway
Dunbartonshire

Wales

Ceredigion
Conwy
Denbighshire
Gwynedd
Powys
Wrekin
Wrexham

Explore some of these sites with the active map, linking you to closer views of these small pieces of history we pass every day.

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Last updated 07 May 2003