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Guide Post on Traffic Island at Junction with Long Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in High Ackworth, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6572 / 53°39'25"N

Longitude: -1.3296 / 1°19'46"W

OS Eastings: 444403

OS Northings: 418062

OS Grid: SE444180

Mapcode National: GBR MV44.YQ

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.KB2P

Plus Code: 9C5WMM4C+V5

Entry Name: Guide Post on Traffic Island at Junction with Long Lane

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342617

Location: Ackworth, Wakefield, WF7

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ackworth

Built-Up Area: High Ackworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ackworth St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description

ACKWORTH PONTEFRACT ROAD
SE41NW
(east side) High
Ackworth
2/17 Guide post on traffic
25.3.1968 island at junction with
Long Lane
- II

Guide post. Dated 1827 at top of west side. Sandstone (part rendered).
Octagonal in section, and approx. 3 metres high; base of 2 chamfered blocks;
tapered column, large triangular cap with ball finial surmounted by small
cup-shaped iron bracket with a spur. Top of west side of column inscribed
"1827". Painted lettering and finger pointers on side of cap:-

Pontefract 2½ Barnsley 10 (west side)
Darrington 3 York 29 (north-east side)
Sheffield 13 East Hardwick 2½ (south-east side)


Listing NGR: SE4440318062

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