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Latitude: 52.7616 / 52°45'41"N
Longitude: -2.9026 / 2°54'9"W
OS Eastings: 339186
OS Northings: 318603
OS Grid: SJ391186
Mapcode National: GBR 79.Z3FM
Mapcode Global: WH8BC.DV18
Entry Name: Milestone Approximately 180 Metres to North West of Stone House
Listing Date: 27 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366915
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259175
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 3919 1861
4/111 Milestone approx. 180
- metres to north-west of
Milestone. Early C19. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled granite with
shallow-pitched top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate, with
superscribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD / 99-M / SALOP / 7M - 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. Stone House is not included
on this list. L.T.C. Rolt, Thomas Telford (1958), pp. 110-129.
Listing NGR: SJ3918618603
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