Description: Milestone Approximately 350 Metres to North West of Bicton House
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259073
OS Grid Reference: SJ4415214739
OS Grid Coordinates: 344152, 314739
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7274, -2.8284
BICTON C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 41 SW
SJ 4415 1474
9/13 Milestone approx. 350
- metres to north-west of
Milestone. Early C19. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled granite with
shallow-pointed top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate with
superscribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD/ 103-M/SALOP /3M - 6F". This
is one of a series of milestones alongside the A5 (Holyhead Road).
Telford was the engineer for the Holyhead Road improvements which were
carried out in the 15 years after 1817. L.T.C. Rolt, Thomas Telford
(1958), pp. 110-129.
Listing NGR: SJ4415214739
Source: English Heritage
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