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Milestone Approximately 90 Metres to East of Wolfshead Farmhouse, Great Ness

Description: Milestone Approximately 90 Metres to East of Wolfshead Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259177

OS Grid Reference: SJ3706220881
OS Grid Coordinates: 337062, 320881
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7818, -2.9345

Location: A5, Great Ness, Shropshire SY10 8DX

Locality: Great Ness
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY10 8DX

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Listing Text

GREAT NESS C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 32 SE
SJ 3706 2088
1/113 Milestone approx. 90
- metres to east of Wolfshead

- 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/ 97-M /SALOP / 9M - 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. Wolfshead Farmhouse is not included on this
list. L.T.C. Rolt, Thomas Telford (1958), pp. 110-129; Brian Bracegirdle
and Patricia H. Miles, Thomas Telford (1958), pp. 68-83.

Listing NGR: SJ3706220881

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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