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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
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
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
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