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Latitude: 53.7005 / 53°42'1"N
Longitude: -2.8024 / 2°48'8"W
OS Eastings: 347123
OS Northings: 422968
OS Grid: SD471229
Mapcode National: GBR 8TWN.27
Mapcode Global: WH85Y.X8P0
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 2 May 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096125
English Heritage Legacy ID: 490091
Location: Much Hoole, South Ribble, Lancashire, PR4
District: South Ribble
Civil Parish: Much Hoole
Built-Up Area: Longton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Hoole St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
119/0/10014 139 LIVERPOOL OLD ROAD
Milepost. Late C18 . re-erected mid-C20. Rectangular painted stone post, with inset panel carrying an inscription which gives the distances to settlements on the route of the Preston to Liverpool turnpike from this location in Much Hoole parish. The inscription reads ' LIVERPOOL 24 ORMSKIRK 11 PRESTON 7 Much Hoole' The Preston to Liverpool turnpike was established in the late C18, and this milestone is believed to be the sole surviving example which retains its distance inscription.
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