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Latitude: 53.4007 / 53°24'2"N
Longitude: -2.4977 / 2°29'51"W
OS Eastings: 367007
OS Northings: 389430
OS Grid: SJ670894
Mapcode National: GBR CY03.1P
Mapcode Global: WH98L.LSVC
Plus Code: 9C5VCG22+7W
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 6 March 2008
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1392447
English Heritage Legacy ID: 493642
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
23/1/10006 MANCHESTER ROAD
06-MAR-08 (South side)
Also Known As: Milestone, A57
Milestone, probably early C19, whitewashed stone. Semi-circular, flat top, straight back. Lettering reads 'TO WARRINGTON 4' (left); 'TO MANCHESTER 14' (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.
Listing NGR: SJ6700789430
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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