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Milepost 350 Metres South East of Junction of Wigan Lane and Rawlinson Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Heath Charnock, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6257 / 53°37'32"N

Longitude: -2.6195 / 2°37'10"W

OS Eastings: 359127

OS Northings: 414525

OS Grid: SD591145

Mapcode National: GBR BV4J.P1

Mapcode Global: WH97K.Q4TB

Plus Code: 9C5VJ9GJ+76

Entry Name: Milepost 350 Metres South East of Junction of Wigan Lane and Rawlinson Lane

Listing Date: 27 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474220

ID on this website: 101386811

Location: Heath Charnock, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Heath Charnock

Built-Up Area: Adlington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Adlington St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Tagged with: Milestone

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96/8/10005 Milepost 350 metres south east
of junction of Wigan Lane and
Rawlinson Lane


Milepost. Dated 1837. Cast iron milepost of elaborate design, comprising a rectangular panel with segmental head carrying a crest with ball finials. The panel rises from a wide stem, standing upon a low fluted pillar. The segmental head bears the inscription 'DUXBURY' and below, the main inscription to the panel reads '6 MILES TO WIGAN - 21/4 MILES TO CHORLEY 1837' An inscription on the stem reads 'HAIGH FOUNDRY'.

Listing NGR: SD5912714524

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