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Milepost Opposite Northern Junction with Rosendale Road, Bentley

Description: Milepost Opposite Northern Junction with Rosendale Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 334907

OS Grid Reference: SE5645606909
OS Grid Coordinates: 456456, 406909
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5558, -1.1492

Location: 193 Askern Road, Bentley DN5 0JB

Locality: Bentley
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN5 0JB

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Listing Text

SE 50 NE (east side),

7/43 Milepost opposite
northern junction
with Rosedale Road


Milepost. 1832-33. Magnesian limestone. Short, rectangular-sectioned
pillar with triangular head. Inscription on front face reads:

DONCASTER / 2 1/2 MILES / ASKERN 4 1/2 / SELBY 17 1/2 / YORK 32

One of a series that are probably original to the Doncaster-Selby road as
turnpiked following an act of 6th June, 1832.

Copy of the Doncaster-Selby turnpike statute in Doncaster Library Service
Archives, King Edwards Road, Balby.

Listing NGR: SE5645606909

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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