History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Milestone on West Side of Road Outside Harris Orphanage

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.785 / 53°47'6"N

Longitude: -2.7119 / 2°42'42"W

OS Eastings: 353188

OS Northings: 432310

OS Grid: SD531323

Mapcode National: GBR T80.M3

Mapcode Global: WH85M.94V5

Entry Name: Milestone on West Side of Road Outside Harris Orphanage

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185878

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR2

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Greyfriars

Built-Up Area: Fulwood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Find accommodation in
Preston

Listing Text

SD 53 SW FULWOOD GARSTANG ROAD

7/31 Milestone on west side
of road outside Harris
Orphanage
GV
II

Milestone, mid-to later C18. Convex triangular stone c.1 metre high,
with rounded top and a recessed panel on each of the 2 sides to the road,
lettered in cursive script:-

"To "To
Garstang Preston
83/4 and 2
Miles" Miles"

Erected by Preston and Garstang Turnpike Trust, established 1751; one of
ten such milestones in an unbroken sequence.


Listing NGR: SD5318832310

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.