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Milestone Approximately 310 Metres to South East of Ensdon House, Montford

Description: Milestone Approximately 310 Metres to South East of Ensdon House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259210

OS Grid Reference: SJ4164016599
OS Grid Coordinates: 341640, 316599
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7439, -2.8659

Location: A5, Montford, Shropshire SY4 1EJ

Locality: Montford
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 1EJ

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Listing Text

MONTFORD C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 41 NW
SJ 4165 1660
5/143 Milestone approx. 310
- metres to south-east of
Ensdon House

- II

Milestone. Early C19. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled granite with
shallow-pitched top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate with super-
scribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD/ 101-M / SALOP / 5M -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; Brian Bracegirdle and Patricia H. Miles, Thomas Telford
(1973), pp. 68-83.

Listing NGR: SJ4164016599

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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