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Milestone approximately 480 metres to south west of Beam House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Montford, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7538 / 52°45'13"N

Longitude: -2.8829 / 2°52'58"W

OS Eastings: 340510

OS Northings: 317722

OS Grid: SJ405177

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.ZG7M

Mapcode Global: WH8BK.P1DP

Entry Name: Milestone approximately 480 metres to south west of Beam House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259211

Location: Montford, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Montford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Montford with Shrawardine

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

This entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 23/03/2018

SJ 41 NW
SJ 4051 1773

Holyhead Road, A5 (T) (south-west side)
Milestone approximately 480 metres to south west of Beam House Farmhouse

(Formerly listed as Milestone approximately 460 metres to south west of Beam House Farmhouse, A5 (T) (south-west side) ).

Milestone erected 1826-1827. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled limestone with shallow-pitched top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate with super-scribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD / 100-M / SALOP / 6M - 6F".

This is one of a series of milestones alongside the A5 (Holyhead Road). Telford was engineer for the Holyhead Road improvements which were carried out in the 15 years after 1817.

Listing NGR: SJ4051017722

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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