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Milestone approximately 310 metres to south east of Ensdon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Montford, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7439 / 52°44'37"N

Longitude: -2.8659 / 2°51'57"W

OS Eastings: 341640

OS Northings: 316599

OS Grid: SJ416165

Mapcode National: GBR BC.0C3B

Mapcode Global: WH8BK.Y9GB

Entry Name: Milestone approximately 310 metres to south east of Ensdon House

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259210

Location: Montford, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Montford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Montford with Shrawardine

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 23/03/2018

SJ 41 NW
SJ 4165 1660
5/143

MONTFORD C.P.
Holyhead Road, A5 (T) (south-west side)
Milestone approximately 310 metres to south east of Ensdon House

(Formerly listed as Milestone approximately 310 metres to south east of Ensdon House, A5 (T) (south-west side))

II
Milestone erected 1826-1827. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled limestone with shallow-pitched top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate with superscribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD/ 101-M / SALOP / 5M -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.

Listing NGR: SJ4164016599

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