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Milepost Approximately 500 Metres West of West Bretton Traffic Island

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bretton, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6218 / 53°37'18"N

Longitude: -1.5868 / 1°35'12"W

OS Eastings: 427428

OS Northings: 413996

OS Grid: SE274139

Mapcode National: GBR KVCK.8F

Mapcode Global: WHCBB.L7L9

Entry Name: Milepost Approximately 500 Metres West of West Bretton Traffic Island

Listing Date: 6 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135493

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342557

Location: West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: West Bretton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE21SE WEST BRETTON DENBY DALE ROAD
(south side)


8/64 Milepost approx. 500
- metres west of West
Bretton traffic island.


- II


Milepost. Mid to late C19. Cast-iron triangular front, on stone post with
rounded top. The top part of the cast-iron front is missing. Raised letters
read:

DENBY WAKEFIELD
DALE 6 MILES
4½ MILES


The post marks the route of the Wakefield and Denby Dale turnpike road of
1825.


Listing NGR: SE2742813996

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