Description: Milestone Approximately 180 Metres to North West of Stone House
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259175
OS Grid Reference: SJ3918618603
OS Grid Coordinates: 339186, 318603
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7616, -2.9026
GREAT NESS C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 31 NE
SJ 3919 1861
4/111 Milestone approx. 180
- metres to north-west of
Milestone. Early C19. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled granite with
shallow-pitched top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate, with
superscribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD / 99-M / SALOP / 7M - 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. Stone House is not included
on this list. L.T.C. Rolt, Thomas Telford (1958), pp. 110-129.
Listing NGR: SJ3918618603
Source: English Heritage
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