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Description: Obelisk Milestone Approximately 10 Metres to East of the Bell Inn
Date Listed: 26 May 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 255305
OS Grid Reference: SJ7917808108
OS Grid Coordinates: 379178, 308108
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6703, -2.3093
SJ 70 NE TONG C.P. NEWPORT ROAD
6/18 Obelisk Milestone approximately
26/5/55 10 metres to East of the Bell
Inn (formerly listed as Butter
Cross, Tong Norton).
Obelisk milestone. Reputedly a mediaeval wayside cross base surmounted by
C18 obelisk. Sandstone. Square base with 2 steps, and tapered square
obelisk above. Inscribed; to East; "Brewood/6/Lichfield/21" to South:
"Albrighton/10/LONDON/134" to West; "Shifnal/3/Salop/21" to North; "Newport/
8/Chester/49". This milestone reputedly incorporates part of, or is on the
site of, a mediaeval wayside cross. D. H. Robinson, The Wandering Worfe,
Waine Research Publications, 1980, pp. 53-4.
Listing NGR: SJ7917808108
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Source: English Heritage
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