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Milestone Approximately 260 Metres to North-West of English Lodge, Alberbury with Cardeston

Description: Milestone Approximately 260 Metres to North-West of English Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258945

OS Grid Reference: SJ3553414452
OS Grid Coordinates: 335534, 314452
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7239, -2.9559

Location: B4393, Cardeston, Shropshire SY5 9AJ

Locality: Alberbury with Cardeston
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9AJ

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Listing Text

SJ 3514
SJ 35530 14450 ALBERBURY WITH B 4393, Alberbury
CARDESTON C.P. (south-west side)

12/40 Milestone approx. 260
- metres to north-west
of English Lodge

- II

Milestone. Late C18. Painted red sandstone. Square base, with broaches
to triangular-section shaft. Inscribed, on base "Alberbury", right-hand
side: "SALOP/9/MILES", and left-hand side: "LLAN/FYLLIN/16/MILES".
The Llanfyllin road was turnpiked by 1780 which included its diversion
to the south of the village. There was a tollgate at Alberbury by 1783.
V.C.H. Vol VIII, p. 187.

Listing NGR: SJ3553414452

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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