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Latitude: 52.771 / 52°46'15"N
Longitude: -2.919 / 2°55'8"W
OS Eastings: 338095
OS Northings: 319663
OS Grid: SJ380196
Mapcode National: GBR 78.YKFR
Mapcode Global: WH8BC.4M81
Entry Name: Milestone Approximately 30 Metres South East of the Junction Between the A5 and Well Lane
Listing Date: 27 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1175339
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259176
Location: Great Ness, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Great Ness
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Great Ness St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
GREAT NESS C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 31 NE
SJ 3809 1966
4/112 Milestone approx. 30
- metres south-east of the
junction between the A5
and Well Lane
Milestone. Early C19. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled granite
with shallow-pitched top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate with
superscribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD /98-M/ SALOP / 8M - 6F".
This is one of a series of milestones alongside the A5 (Holyhead Road).
Telford was engineer for the Holyhead Road improvements which were carried
out in the 15 years after 1817. L.T.C. Rolt, Thomas Telford (1958),
Listing NGR: SJ3809519663
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