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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
Plus Code: 9C4VP4VM+GJ
Entry Name: Milestone approximately 310 metres to south east of Ensdon House
Listing Date: 27 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366942
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259210
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 23/03/2018
SJ 41 NW
SJ 4165 1660
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))
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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