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Milestone Approximately 30 Metres South East of the Junction Between the A5 and Well Lane, Great Ness

Description: Milestone Approximately 30 Metres South East of the Junction Between the A5 and Well Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259176

OS Grid Reference: SJ3809519663
OS Grid Coordinates: 338095, 319663
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7710, -2.9190

Location: 59 The Crescent, Great Ness, Shropshire SY4 1BZ

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

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Listing Text

GREAT NESS C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 31 NE
SJ 3809 1966
4/112 Milestone approx. 30
- metres south-east of the
junction between the A5
and Well Lane

- 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 /98-M/ SALOP / 8M - 6F".
This is one of a series of milestones alongside the A5 (Holyhead Road).
Telford was 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: SJ3809519663

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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