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Milestone Approximately 480 Metres to South-West of Beam House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Montford, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7538 / 52°45'13"N

Longitude: -2.8829 / 2°52'58"W

OS Eastings: 340510

OS Northings: 317722

OS Grid: SJ405177

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.ZG7M

Mapcode Global: WH8BK.P1DP

Entry Name: Milestone Approximately 480 Metres to South-West of Beam House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259211

Location: Montford, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Montford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Montford with Shrawardine

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 41 NW
SJ 4051 1773

Holyhead Road, A5 (T) (south-west side)

Milestone approximately 480 metres to South-West of Beam House Farmhouse


Milestone. Early C19. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled granite with shallow-pitched top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate with super-scribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD / 100-M / SALOP / 6M - 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.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23 March 2017.

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