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Milestone Approximately 180 Metres to North West of Stone House, Great Ness

Description: Milestone Approximately 180 Metres to North West of Stone House

Grade: II
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

Location: Great Ness, Shropshire SY4 1AX

Locality: Great Ness
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 1AX

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Listing Text

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
Stone House

- II

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

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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