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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

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
Farmhouse

- II

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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