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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055182
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259073
Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3
Civil Parish: Bicton
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Bicton Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
BICTON C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 41 SW
SJ 4415 1474
9/13 Milestone approx. 350
- metres to north-west of
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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