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Offline Kessa

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Re: Looking for Four Mile Bottom at Rodmarton
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 17 November 21 05:28 GMT (UK) »
Looks like there was more than one Four Mile Bottom.  I don't think the Barnsley one is the one I am interested in.  Too far from Rodmarton.
Thanks Kay for all your input, it is much appreciated.
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Re: Looking for Four Mile Bottom at Rodmarton
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 17 November 21 05:36 GMT (UK) »
You are welcome Kessa.   I always find geographical problems fascinating  ;D

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Re: Looking for Four Mile Bottom at Rodmarton
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 24 November 21 17:07 GMT (UK) »
Using Gmaps Jackaments Bottom is 5.6 mls from Tetbury and 6 mls from Cirencester.
Looking at an old map though Jakaments Bottom appears to be only about 4.5 mls from Cirencester.
Given that they are the 2 most likely places in the area to have a mileage reference stone, I would think 4ml  bottom stone could be 1.5 ml nearer to Tetbury or 2 ml nearer Cirencester
Malmesbury- Bishop.
Gloucestershire-Bishop,Hicks,Higgs,Hill,Hooper,Hopkins,Pitcher,Robertson,Stinton,Terret,Woodruff.
Worcestershire-Stinton. 
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Re: Looking for Four Mile Bottom at Rodmarton
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 24 November 21 18:25 GMT (UK) »
The point at which the lane to Rodmarton leaves the A433, Tetbury to Cirencester road, is almost exactly 4 miles from Tetbury. The road here is at a low point, compared with most of the rest of the route, and I imagine, before modern highway construction,  may well have  provided difficult passsge during inclement weather, hence attracting an unofficial  identification.

PS.  It appears to be at the bottom of a stretch of road named as Haresdown Hill from Cirencester and then climbs up again towards Tetbury.

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Re: Looking for Four Mile Bottom at Rodmarton
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 25 November 21 08:21 GMT (UK) »
Thank you, I feel that Brentor Boy has nailed it as the family next lived at Culkerton which is close to the four mile distance location. 

Thanks to everyone for their interest.
Alexander, Edwards, Rutledge, Parker, Wood, Orchard, Henwood, Craig of Australia