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Description: Milestone Approximately 310 Metres to South East of Ensdon House
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
MONTFORD C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 41 NW
SJ 4165 1660
5/143 Milestone approx. 310
- metres to south-east of
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
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Source: English Heritage
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