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Milestone approximately 160 metres to south east of the Four Crosses Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7228 / 52°43'22"N

Longitude: -2.8065 / 2°48'23"W

OS Eastings: 345626

OS Northings: 314208

OS Grid: SJ456142

Mapcode National: GBR BG.1FRV

Mapcode Global: WH8BL.VTRJ

Entry Name: Milestone approximately 160 metres to south east of the Four Crosses Public House

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259072

Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bicton

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bicton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 27/03/2018

SJ 41 SE
SJ 4562 1421
10/12

BICTON CP
Holyhead Road

Milestone approximately160 metres to south east of The Four Crosses Public House

(Formerly listed as Milestone approximately 160 metres to south east of The Four Crosses Public House, A5 (T) (south-west side))

II
Milestone erected 1826-1827. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled limestone with shallow-pointed top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate with superscribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD/ 104-M/ SALOP/2M-6F".

This is one of a series of milestones alongside the A5 (Holyhead Road). Telford was the engineer for the Holyhead Road improvements which were carried out in the 15 years after 1817. The Four Crosses Public House is not included on this list.

Listing NGR: SJ4562614208

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