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Milestone 140 Metres North of Milepost at SJ 9991 7211

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2473 / 53°14'50"N

Longitude: -2.003 / 2°0'10"W

OS Eastings: 399894

OS Northings: 372254

OS Grid: SJ998722

Mapcode National: GBR GZGW.4N

Mapcode Global: WHBBR.6MFX

Plus Code: 9C5V6XWW+WQ

Entry Name: Milestone 140 Metres North of Milepost at SJ 9991 7211

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138944

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58009

ID on this website: 101138944

Location: Cheshire East, Cheshire, SK11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Rainow Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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5/96 Milestone 140m north of
milespost at SJ 9991


Milestone: c1750. Triangular sectioned ashlar sandstone block with a
shaped top. North-west face reads To Macclesfield 6 miles and south
face reads To London 164 miles.

This stone is alongside a surviving stretch of the original turnpike
isolated in a loop of the new turnpike of 1821. This stone is
unerased probably because it did not advertise the shorter distance of
the old road to travellers on the new.

Listing NGR: SJ9989472254

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