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Milestone at So720828

A Grade II Listed Building in Kinlet, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4425 / 52°26'32"N

Longitude: -2.4135 / 2°24'48"W

OS Eastings: 371986

OS Northings: 282801

OS Grid: SO719828

Mapcode National: GBR BZ.M8JN

Mapcode Global: VH91C.3VXZ

Entry Name: Milestone at So720828

Listing Date: 23 August 2007

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 496416

Location: Kinlet, Shropshire, WV16

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Kinlet

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Kinlet

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

KINLET

823/0/10101 Milestone at SO720828
23-AUG-07

GV II
Milestone. Mid to Late C18.

DESCRIPTION: Sandstone. A curved head with a white cast iron plaque attached with four iron nails, with raised edging and lettering painted black. The inscription reads "BRIDGNORTH/8 MILES/CLEOBURY MORT/6 MILES".

HISTORY: This milestone forms part of the Cleobury Mortimer Turnpike Trust established under the First Act 1761.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: Milestones survive in large numbers as important indicators of road use and to merit listing they must survive in their original location and be largely intact. This is a good example of a milestone on the Cleobury Mortimer Turnpike Trust which survives in its original location and retains its original cast iron plaque.
SO7198682801

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

Reasons for Listing

Milestones survive in large numbers as important indicators of road use and to merit listing they must survive in their original location and be largely intact. This is a good example of a milestone on the Cleobury Mortimer Turnpike Trust which survives in its original location and retains its original cast iron plaque.

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