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Milestone on West Side of Road Circa 50 Metres North of Helms Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Broughton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8122 / 53°48'44"N

Longitude: -2.7258 / 2°43'32"W

OS Eastings: 352305

OS Northings: 435348

OS Grid: SD523353

Mapcode National: GBR 9SDC.N5

Mapcode Global: WH85F.3F8T

Entry Name: Milestone on West Side of Road Circa 50 Metres North of Helms Farm

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361644

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185852

Location: Broughton, Preston, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Broughton

Built-Up Area: Broughton (Preston)

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Broughton St John The Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


4/5 Milestone on west side of
road c.50 metres north of
Helm's Farm


Milestone, mid- to later C18. Convex triangular stone with rounded top,
recessed panels in each of the 2 sides to the road lettered in cursive
"To "To
Garstang and Preston
63/4" 4"

(the word "Miles" at the bottom of each panel obscured by raised ground
level). History: erected by Preston and Garstang Turnpike Trust, established
1751; one of ten such milestones in unbroken sequence.

Listing NGR: SD5230535348

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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