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Milepost on Railway Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5724 / 53°34'20"N

Longitude: -2.6395 / 2°38'22"W

OS Eastings: 357751

OS Northings: 408613

OS Grid: SD577086

Mapcode National: GBR BW04.C3

Mapcode Global: WH97R.FGBP

Entry Name: Milepost on Railway Bridge

Listing Date: 10 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287165

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403078

Location: Wigan, WN1

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan Central

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Standish St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

STANDISH-WITH-LANGTREE WIGAN LANE
SD 50 NE
(east side)
5/130 Milepost on
- railway bridge
- II
Mile post. Dated 1837. Cast iron. Fluted flat post now
partly buried. . Segmental-headed rectangular plate with
cresting. Lettering reads "LANGTREE/2 MILES TO WIGAN/6 MILES
TO CHORLEY /15 MILES TO PRESTON / (1837) " . The railway bridge was
built in 1837 and this may be an example of a railway company road
improvement.


Listing NGR: SD5775108612

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

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