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A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverton and Greenleys, Milton Keynes

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Latitude: 52.0615 / 52°3'41"N

Longitude: -0.8306 / 0°49'50"W

OS Eastings: 480265

OS Northings: 240992

OS Grid: SP802409

Mapcode National: GBR CZT.LV0

Mapcode Global: VHDSZ.KG70

Entry Name: Milepost

Listing Date: 18 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488006

Location: Wolverton and Greenleys, Milton Keynes, MK12

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Wolverton and Greenleys

Built-Up Area: Milton Keynes

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wolverton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

891/0/10009 STRATFORD ROAD
18-JUL-01 Milepost


Milepost. 1833. Cast iron. Of V plan, open to back, with down-sloping triangular cap. Lettered in raised capital letters in superimposed pairs of rectangular mouldings with scooped corners: to left side top BUCKINGHAM 9, bottom STRATFORD 1, and to right side top NEWPORT 5, bottom STRATFORD 1. Painted white with mouldings lettering and figures painted black.
An error was made on the original mould and the right side bottom lettering should have read WOLVERTON 1. This was corrected by painting WOLVERTON below STRATFORD. The Milepost was restored and reset in its original location by the Milton Keynes Museum of Industry and Rural Life and the casting error was left without the corrective over-painting.

Listing NGR: SP8026540992

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