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Milestone on West Side of Road Circa 50 Metres North of Helms Farm, Broughton

Description: Milestone on West Side of Road Circa 50 Metres North of Helms Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185852

OS Grid Reference: SD5230535348
OS Grid Coordinates: 352305, 435348
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8122, -2.7258

Location: A6, Broughton, Lancashire PR3 5DR

Locality: Broughton
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 5DR

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Listing Text


4/5 Milestone on west side of
road c.50 metres north of
Helm's Farm


Milestone, mid- to later C18. Convex triangular stone with rounded top,
recessed panels in each of the 2 sides to the road lettered in cursive
"To "To
Garstang and Preston
63/4" 4"

(the word "Miles" at the bottom of each panel obscured by raised ground
level). History: erected by Preston and Garstang Turnpike Trust, established
1751; one of ten such milestones in unbroken sequence.

Listing NGR: SD5230535348

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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