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Latitude: 53.2239 / 53°13'25"N
Longitude: -2.894 / 2°53'38"W
OS Eastings: 340410
OS Northings: 370017
OS Grid: SJ404700
Mapcode National: GBR 79.0ZFM
Mapcode Global: WH887.J74C
Entry Name: Footpath Guidepost in North West Corner of the Garden of Longlands
Listing Date: 20 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130660
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55445
Location: Moston, Cheshire West and Chester, CH2
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Moston
Built-Up Area: Chester
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Upton The Holy Ascension
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 47 SW
Footpath guidepost in north-west corner of the garden of Longlands.
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
PLEASE KEEP TO PATH
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 throughout
the Wirral must have been erected soon after.
Listing NGR: SJ 40410 70017
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