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Latitude: 52.7346 / 52°44'4"N
Longitude: -2.8479 / 2°50'52"W
OS Eastings: 342846
OS Northings: 315558
OS Grid: SJ428155
Mapcode National: GBR BD.0X3Y
Mapcode Global: WH8BL.7J4F
Entry Name: Milestone approximately 125 metres to south of Forton Cottage
Listing Date: 27 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366941
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259207
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 list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 27/03/2018
SJ 41 NW
SJ 4285 1556
Milestone approximately 125 metres to south of Forton Cottage
(Formerly listed as Milestone approximately 125 metres to south of Forton Cottage A5 (T) (south-west side))
Milestone erected 1826-1827. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled limestone with shallow-pointed top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate, with supercribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD / 102-M /SALOP 4M - 6F".
This is one of a series of milestones alongside the A5 (Holyhead Road). Telford was the engineer for the Holyhead Road improvements which were carried out in the 15 years after 1817. Forton Cottage is not included on this list.
Listing NGR: SJ4284615558
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