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Milestone on West Side of Road Outside Harris Orphanage

A Grade II Listed Building in Fulwood, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.785 / 53°47'6"N

Longitude: -2.7119 / 2°42'42"W

OS Eastings: 353188

OS Northings: 432310

OS Grid: SD531323

Mapcode National: GBR T80.M3

Mapcode Global: WH85M.94V5

Entry Name: Milestone on West Side of Road Outside Harris Orphanage

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185878

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR2

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Greyfriars

Built-Up Area: Fulwood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


7/31 Milestone on west side
of road outside Harris

Milestone, mid-to later C18. Convex triangular stone c.1 metre high,
with rounded top and a recessed panel on each of the 2 sides to the road,
lettered in cursive script:-

"To "To
Garstang Preston
83/4 and 2
Miles" Miles"

Erected by Preston and Garstang Turnpike Trust, established 1751; one of
ten such milestones in an unbroken sequence.

Listing NGR: SD5318832310

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

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