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Milestone Approximately 310 Metres to South East of Ensdon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Montford, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7439 / 52°44'37"N

Longitude: -2.8659 / 2°51'57"W

OS Eastings: 341640

OS Northings: 316599

OS Grid: SJ416165

Mapcode National: GBR BC.0C3B

Mapcode Global: WH8BK.Y9GB

Entry Name: Milestone Approximately 310 Metres to South East of Ensdon House

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259210

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

MONTFORD C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side)
SJ 41 NW
SJ 4165 1660
5/143 Milestone approx. 310
- metres to south-east of
Ensdon House

- II

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/ 101-M / SALOP / 5M -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. L.T.C. Rolt, Thomas Telford (1958),
pp. 110-129; Brian Bracegirdle and Patricia H. Miles, Thomas Telford
(1973), pp. 68-83.


Listing NGR: SJ4164016599

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