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Mile Markers

In the Area

Crow Hill

This is a mile marker just south of Crow Hill which has had its face removed. It would have originally had a metal face bolted onto it denoting the distances.

It has a distinctive mark on it of a line with a V shape above it which is a datum mark which was used when surveying as it was a reference point at a known height.

Datum Marker south of Crow Hill
Datum Marker south of Crow Hill
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Eastbach Mile Marker
Eastbach mile marker
Eastbach mile marker
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This mile marker is at Eastbach (on the edge of the Forest of Dean) and it states that it is 17 miles to Gloster [Gloucester] and 122 miles to London. Below that is a datum line/marker.


Redmarley Parish
Redmarley mile marker
Redmarley mile marker
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This mile marker is near to Redmarley and it states that it is 9 miles to Gloucester and 7 miles to Ledbury.

On it is stated that it is in the County of Worcester and it is dated 1898. It was manufactured by M & W Grazebrook who were Iron Founders in Dudley.


Redmarley mile marker left
Redmarley mile marker left
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Redmarley mile marker right
Redmarley mile marker right
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Missing markers

After some searching, the following is a list of misc. markers that seem to have gone missing relatively recently.

  • Marker north of Fidlers Cross



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1 Milestone - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milestone - 29th March 2008


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