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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Much Hoole, Lancashire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096125

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490091

Location: Much Hoole, South Ribble, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

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

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Listing Text

MUCH HOOLE

119/0/10014 139 LIVERPOOL OLD ROAD
02-MAY-03 Milestone

II

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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