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A Grade II Listed Building in Rixton-with-Glazebrook, Warrington

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392446

English Heritage Legacy ID: 493641

Location: Rixton-with-Glazebrook, Warrington, WA3

County: Warrington

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

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Listing Text


06-MAR-08 Milestone

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.

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

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