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Latitude: 52.7818 / 52°46'54"N
Longitude: -2.9345 / 2°56'4"W
OS Eastings: 337062
OS Northings: 320881
OS Grid: SJ370208
Mapcode National: GBR 78.XTYV
Mapcode Global: WH8BB.WBSQ
Entry Name: Milestone Approximately 90 Metres to East of Wolfshead Farmhouse
Listing Date: 27 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055141
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259177
Location: Great Ness, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Great Ness
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Great Ness St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 23/03/2018
SJ 32 SE
SJ 3706 2088
GREAT NESS CP
Milestone approximately 90 metres to east of Wolfshead Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Milestone approximately 90 metres to east of Wolfshead Farmhouse, A5 (T) (south-west side))
Milestone erected 1826-1827. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled limestone 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.
Listing NGR: SJ3706220881
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