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Mile Post South South East of Wrekin Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellington, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.6937 / 52°41'37"N

Longitude: -2.5225 / 2°31'20"W

OS Eastings: 364785

OS Northings: 310792

OS Grid: SJ647107

Mapcode National: GBR BT.3CQY

Mapcode Global: WH9D2.7K2B

Entry Name: Mile Post South South East of Wrekin Hospital

Listing Date: 8 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362429

Location: Wellington, Telford and Wrekin, TF1

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Wellington

Built-Up Area: Telford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Wellington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

5362 Mile Post south-south-east
of Wrekin Hospital
SJ 61SW 27/672


Circa 1815-19. Cast iron with splayed sides and top inscribed in relief:-
London 140, Shifnal, Salop 10 m 8 fur. In 1815 the Holyhead Road Commission authorized Thomas Telford to improve the Holyhead Road from London. The
period of improvement was 1815-35 but this section from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton was constructed before 1819 by Henry Williams, contractor.
The cast iron post was probably made by the Coalbrookdale Company as were
others q.v. Watling Street, Wrockwardine and Watling Street, Wellington.

Listing NGR: SJ6478510791

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

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