Publications about milestones and related topics

Mervyn Benford: Milestones (Shire Publications Ltd., Princes Risborough; 2002); 48pp, ISBN 0 7478 0526 1. Price £4.99

Carol Haines: Marking the Miles, A History of English Milestones (self-published; 2000); 188pp, ISBN 0-9538885-0-9. Price £12.

Alan Rosevear: Milestones and Toll Houses on Old Turnpike Roads (self-published); 23pp. Price £2.60. This is part of a series of monographs on roads across the Upper Thames Valley - further details are available from the author (e-mail:

Howard Smith: The Guide Stoops of the Dark Peak (self-published; 2000); 80pp, ISBN 0-9521541-3-7. Price £5.

Howard Smith: The Guide Stoops of Derbyshire (self-published; 2000); 109pp, ISBN 0-9521541-4-5. Price £6.99

Ian Thompson, Cornish Milestones, the development of Cornwall’s roads in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (Twelveheads Press) 184pp, £18.50 (Order on line from post free).

Jamie Quartermaine, Barrie Trinder, and Rick Turner: Thomas Telford's Holyhead Road - The A5 in north Wales (CBA Research Report 135) (Council for British Archaeology; 2003); 182pp, ISBN 1-902771-34-6. Price £19.95.

Stuart Slack: Manx Milestones (The Manx Experience, Onchan, Isle of Man IM3 3BW, 2003); ISBN 1 873 120 583. Price £7.99

Richard K Morriss: The Archaeology of Roads (Tempus Pub. 2005); 304 pp, ISBN: 075242887X. Price £19.99.

David Viner: Discover Dorset - Roads, Tracks & Turnpikes (Dovecote Press, 2007); 80 pp, ISBN: 9781904349143. Price £4.95.

Andrew Emmerson & Peter Bancroft: A, B, C and M: Road Numbering Revealed (Capital History, 2007); 94 pp, ISBN: 9781854143075. Price £7.95.

Worcestershire Group of the Milestone Society: Finding Worcestershire Milestones (Milestone Society, 2007); 32 pp, ISBN: 9780955753800. Price £3.50.

William Albert: The Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840 (CUP, repr.2006, first pub. 1972); 300 pp, ISBN: 9780521033916. Price £27.99.

Mary-Ann Ochota: Hidden Histories, A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape [including milestones!]
Hardback or Paperback, 288 pages. ISBN 978-0-7112-3692-9 Publisher: Frances Lincoln

Mary-Ann Ochota: Secret Britain, Unearthing our Mysterious Past
Hardback, 240 Pages ISBN: 9780711253469 Publisher : Frances Lincoln