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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1174516
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259072
Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 27/03/2018
SJ 41 SE
SJ 4562 1421
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))
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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