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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1175650
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259211
Location: Montford, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Montford
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Montford with Shrawardine
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
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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