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Milestone on West Side of Road Opposite Number 650

A Grade II Listed Building in Barton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8247 / 53°49'28"N

Longitude: -2.7358 / 2°44'9"W

OS Eastings: 351659

OS Northings: 436745

OS Grid: SD516367

Mapcode National: GBR 9SB6.HP

Mapcode Global: WH85D.Y4D7

Entry Name: Milestone on West Side of Road Opposite Number 650

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185853

Location: Barton, Preston, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Barton

Built-Up Area: Barton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Barton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


4/6 Milestone on west side of
road opposite No.650


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

"To "To
Garstang and Preston
53/4 5
Miles Miles"

History: erected by Preston and Garstang Turnpike Trust, established 1751;
one of ten such milestones in unbroken sequence.

Listing NGR: SD5165936745

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

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