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Milestone on West Side of Road at North Side of Entrance to County Fire Brigade Hq

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.799 / 53°47'56"N

Longitude: -2.7162 / 2°42'58"W

OS Eastings: 352923

OS Northings: 433875

OS Grid: SD529338

Mapcode National: GBR T7B.ML

Mapcode Global: WH85F.7RTY

Entry Name: Milestone on West Side of Road at North Side of Entrance to County Fire Brigade Hq

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185870

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR2

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Preston Rural East

Built-Up Area: Fulwood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Broughton St John The Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


7/23 Milestone on west side of
road, at north side of
entrance to County Fire
Brigade HQ


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
73/4 and 3
Miles" Miles"

with "BROUGHTON" on the base beneath the panels. Erected by Preston and
Garstang Turnpike Trust, established 1751; one of ten such milestones in
unbroken sequence.

Listing NGR: SD5292333875

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

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