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Latitude: 53.4055 / 53°24'19"N
Longitude: -2.4754 / 2°28'31"W
OS Eastings: 368493
OS Northings: 389955
OS Grid: SJ684899
Mapcode National: GBR CY41.WY
Mapcode Global: WH98L.YNFN
Plus Code: 9C5VCG4F+5V
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 6 March 2008
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1392446
English Heritage Legacy ID: 493641
Location: Rixton-with-Glazebrook, Warrington, WA3
Civil Parish: Rixton-with-Glazebrook
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Hollinfare St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
RIXTON WITH GLAZEBROOK
23/1/10005 MANCHESTER ROAD
Milestone, probably early C19, whitewashed stone. Triangular, flat top, straight back. Lettering reads 'TO WARRINGTON 5 MILES' (left); 'TO MANCHESTER 13 MILES' (right).
HISTORY: Milestone erected before 1849.
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: Milestone, probably early C19, situated along the former Warrington-Manchester turnpike road, which was turnpiked in 1753. Represents significant historic interest as a reminder of the area's transport history.
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