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Footpath Guidepost 120 Metres South of Axes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Backford, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2465 / 53°14'47"N

Longitude: -2.9114 / 2°54'40"W

OS Eastings: 339281

OS Northings: 372554

OS Grid: SJ392725

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z3W.HX

Mapcode Global: WH881.7NWH

Entry Name: Footpath Guidepost 120 Metres South of Axes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130659

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55443

Location: Backford, Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Backford

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Backford St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 37 SE BACKFORD CP LIVERPOOL ROAD
(East Side)

4/15 Footpath guidepost 120m
south of Axes Farmhouse

II

Footpath guidepost: late C19. Octagonal cast-iron post with plinth, moulded cap
and ball finial. Finger plate with nicked corners has raised inscription reading:

WIRRAL FOOTPATH ETC SOCIETY
PUBLIC FOOTPATH TO
WHITBY ROAD
PLEASE KEEP TO PATH
with
BY PERMISSION OF THE COUNCIL

along the post.

The National Footpath Preservation Society was founded under the patronage of the
Duke of Westminster and others in 1884. This and a set of similar examples thoroughout
the Wirral must have been erected soon after.


Listing NGR: SJ3928172554

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

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