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Milepost

A Grade II Listed Building in Branston, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8123 / 52°48'44"N

Longitude: -1.697 / 1°41'49"W

OS Eastings: 420517

OS Northings: 323900

OS Grid: SK205239

Mapcode National: GBR 4C8.PRL

Mapcode Global: WHCG4.XK2X

Plus Code: 9C4WR863+W5

Entry Name: Milepost

Listing Date: 2 September 2008

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 494300

Location: Branston, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Branston

Built-Up Area: Burton upon Trent

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Tatenhill St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Tagged with: Milestone

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Description


TATENHILL

1049/0/10013 HENHURST HILL
02-SEP-08 Milepost

GV II
Milepost. C19. Hollow cast iron triangular with sloping top. Painted white with raised lettering in black and black painted base. The base bears the founder's mark: 'CHARLES LATHE & Co./TIPTON'
Inscription reads:
Left: NEWBOROUGH 4 ½
MARCHINGTON
7 ½
ABBOTS
BROMLEY 8
UTTOXETER 11
Right: BURTON 3
Top: ROLLESTONE


SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: This milepost survives well in its original location and forms part of a group, many of which are listed, marking out routes in East Staffordshire. Mileposts are reminders of the growing importance of road transport of people and goods in the C19. As a good example of a milepost in situ it fully merits listing.

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Reasons for Listing


This milepost survives well in its original location and forms part of a group, many of which are listed, marking out routes in East Staffordshire. Mileposts are reminders of the growing importance of road transport of people and goods in the C19. As a good example of a milepost in situ it fully merits listing.

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