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Milestone on West Side of Road Outside Harris Orphanage, Fulwood

Description: Milestone on West Side of Road Outside Harris Orphanage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185878

OS Grid Reference: SD5318832310
OS Grid Coordinates: 353188, 432310
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7850, -2.7119

Location: A6, Preston, Lancashire PR2 9AB

Locality: Fulwood
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR2 9AB

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Listing Text


7/31 Milestone on west side
of road outside Harris

Milestone, mid-to later C18. Convex triangular stone c.1 metre high,
with rounded top and a recessed panel on each of the 2 sides to the road,
lettered in cursive script:-

"To "To
Garstang Preston
83/4 and 2
Miles" Miles"

Erected by Preston and Garstang Turnpike Trust, established 1751; one of
ten such milestones in an unbroken sequence.

Listing NGR: SD5318832310

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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