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Milestone Approximately 350 Metres to North West of Bicton House, Bicton

Description: Milestone Approximately 350 Metres to North West of Bicton House

Grade: II
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

Location: B4380, Bicton, Shropshire SY4 1DS

Locality: Bicton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 1DS

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Listing Text

BICTON C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 41 SW
SJ 4415 1474
9/13 Milestone approx. 350
- metres to north-west of
Bicton House

- II

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

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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