Cambridge 2000: Trinity Hall: Trumpington Road: milestone (distance marker)
The marker says '1 mile to Great Saint Maries Church Cambridge'
and there is a sculpted hand at the bottom of the marker to
indicate the direction (to the right in the picture).
Great St Mary's
(as it is now spelled) is in the centre of Cambridge.
The black crescent is the symbol for
The markers were a bequest from a master
of Trinity Hall, William Mowse, and the college was and
is responsible for the maintenance of the mileage markers on
the road to London.
At the beginning of World War II the 'Cambridge' was removed
from the marker, but it was added back in later.
In 2006 the college added a
new mileage marker
on Storey's Way.
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