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Milestone Approximately 180 Metres to North West of Stone House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Ness, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259175

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 3919 1861
4/111 Milestone approx. 180
- metres to north-west of
Stone House

- 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 / 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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