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Mile Post adjacent to Trotting Mare Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9425 / 52°56'32"N

Longitude: -2.9247 / 2°55'28"W

OS Eastings: 337959

OS Northings: 338744

OS Grid: SJ379387

Mapcode National: GBR 78.LQ2N

Mapcode Global: WH89L.19LK

Entry Name: Mile Post adjacent to Trotting Mare Public House

Listing Date: 15 March 1994

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14489

Building Class: Transport

Location: Alongside the road, adjacent to the car park of the Trotting Mare Public House on the boundary of Overton Community.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Locality: South Knolton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

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History

Mile post. Probably late C18 or early C19.

Exterior

Round arched stone post c2 feet high, carrying a round arched cast iron plate, with lettering: ‘To Ellesmere 4m Wrexham 9 M’.

Reasons for Listing

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

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