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Mile Post opposite drive to Queensbridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9554 / 52°57'19"N

Longitude: -2.9373 / 2°56'14"W

OS Eastings: 337125

OS Northings: 340189

OS Grid: SJ371401

Mapcode National: GBR 78.KT5L

Mapcode Global: WH89C.VZF6

Entry Name: Mile Post opposite drive to Queensbridge

Listing Date: 15 March 1994

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14488

Building Class: Transport

Location: Opposite the drive to Queensbridge, on the edge of a ditch alongside the main road.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Locality: Queens Bridge

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Mile post, probably late C18 or early C19.

Exterior

A shallow arched stone, probably c2 fee high, but partially concealed, with a cast iron plate, also round-arched with raised lettering; ‘To Ellesmere 4m Wrexham 8m’.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of mile post design, of a type which is becoming rare.

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