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Milestone Approximately 350 Metres to North West of Bicton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7274 / 52°43'38"N

Longitude: -2.8284 / 2°49'42"W

OS Eastings: 344152

OS Northings: 314739

OS Grid: SJ441147

Mapcode National: GBR BF.18C7

Mapcode Global: WH8BL.JPCZ

Entry Name: Milestone Approximately 350 Metres to North West of Bicton House

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259073

Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bicton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bicton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

BICTON C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 41 SW
SJ 4415 1474
9/13 Milestone approx. 350
- metres to north-west of
Bicton House

- II

Milestone. Early C19. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled granite with
shallow-pointed top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate with
superscribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD/ 103-M/SALOP /3M - 6F". This
is one of a series of milestones alongside the A5 (Holyhead Road).
Telford was the engineer for the Holyhead Road improvements which were
carried out in the 15 years after 1817. L.T.C. Rolt, Thomas Telford
(1958), pp. 110-129.


Listing NGR: SJ4415214739

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