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