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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1174516
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259072
Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3
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
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
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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