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Milestone Approximately 90 Metres to East of Wolfshead Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Ness, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259177

Location: Great Ness, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

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

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 23/03/2018

SJ 32 SE
SJ 3706 2088
1/113

GREAT NESS CP
Nesscliffe
Holyhead Road
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))

II
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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