Plans are afoot to restore a group of three cast iron mileposts of the squat triangular-section type, all around the village of Alderminster. Two are still in position, one on the A422 at the turn to Alderminster and the other at the Preston Lane turn off the A3400 by Alscot Park, where they have been for 120 years or more. The third was rescued some years ago from beside the A3400 just north of Alderminster village and will be returned to a spot very close to its original position.
The fourth item awaiting restoration is another ‘gaslamp’ style milepost to join the six restored in 2017. The late Warwickshire Milestone Society member Rodney Ousbey provided information which led to its discovery in a private garden in Kenilworth. The owner very kindly donated it to the Milestone Society for restoration and return to an historically correct site along the former Stratford on Avon to Long Compton Turnpike. Sadly, Rodney died recently and a tribute to his fascinating life can be seen here