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Milestone at Sj 9737 7850

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainow, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3036 / 53°18'12"N

Longitude: -2.0409 / 2°2'27"W

OS Eastings: 397373

OS Northings: 378514

OS Grid: SJ973785

Mapcode National: GBR GZ57.YG

Mapcode Global: WHBBJ.M7C7

Entry Name: Milestone at Sj 9737 7850

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427431

Location: Rainow, Cheshire East, SK23

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Rainow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Rainow Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

3/164 Milestone at SJ 9737 7850

Milestone: c.1770. Triangular sectioned ashlar sandstone block with
shaped top. Painted white, the inscriptions are picked out in black and
on north face read "To Macclesfield 5M" and south face reads "To Chapel
6M, Sheffield 28M, Chesterfield 29M". One of a complete set on the
Macclesfield-Whaley Bridge turnpike of 1770. This one has been moved
onto the modern road side from the old turnpike which runs west of
Harrop House Farm.

Listing NGR: SJ9737378514

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

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