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Milestone Approximately 30 Metres South East of the Junction Between the A5 and Well Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Ness, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175339

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259176

Location: Great Ness, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

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

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Listing Text

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

- II

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),
pp. 110-129.


Listing NGR: SJ3809519663

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