History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Obelisk Milestone Approximately 10 Metres to East of the Bell Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Tong, Shropshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6703 / 52°40'13"N

Longitude: -2.3093 / 2°18'33"W

OS Eastings: 379178

OS Northings: 308108

OS Grid: SJ791081

Mapcode National: GBR 06W.JYL

Mapcode Global: WH9DC.H4JQ

Entry Name: Obelisk Milestone Approximately 10 Metres to East of the Bell Inn

Listing Date: 26 May 1955

Last Amended: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255305

Location: Tong, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Tong

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Tong St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Find accommodation in
Shifnal

Listing Text

SJ 70 NE TONG C.P. NEWPORT ROAD
(West side)

6/18 Obelisk Milestone approximately
26/5/55 10 metres to East of the Bell
Inn (formerly listed as Butter
Cross, Tong Norton).

GV II

Obelisk milestone. Reputedly a mediaeval wayside cross base surmounted by
C18 obelisk. Sandstone. Square base with 2 steps, and tapered square
obelisk above. Inscribed; to East; "Brewood/6/Lichfield/21" to South:
"Albrighton/10/LONDON/134" to West; "Shifnal/3/Salop/21" to North; "Newport/
8/Chester/49". This milestone reputedly incorporates part of, or is on the
site of, a mediaeval wayside cross. D. H. Robinson, The Wandering Worfe,
Waine Research Publications, 1980, pp. 53-4.


Listing NGR: SJ7917808108

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.