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Milestone Approximately 160 Metres to South East of the Four Crosses Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7228 / 52°43'21"N

Longitude: -2.8065 / 2°48'23"W

OS Eastings: 345624

OS Northings: 314207

OS Grid: SJ456142

Mapcode National: GBR BG.1FRV

Mapcode Global: WH8BL.VTRJ

Entry Name: Milestone Approximately 160 Metres to South East of the Four Crosses Public House

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259072

Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bicton

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

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 SE
SJ 4562 1421
10/12 Milestone approx. 160
- metres to south-east of
The Four Crosses Public 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/ 104-M/ SALOP/2M-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. The Four Crosses Public House is not included on this list. L.T.C.
Rolt, Thomas Telford (1958), pp. 110-129; Brian Bracegirdle and Patricia H.
Miles, Thomas Telford (1973), pp. 68-83.


Listing NGR: SJ4562414207

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