Milestone approximately 90 metres to east of Wolfshead Farmhouse

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055141

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1987

Statutory Address: Milestone approximately 90 metres to east of Wolfshead Farmhouse, Holyhead Road, Nesscliffe, Shrewsbury, SY4 1AY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: Milestone approximately 90 metres to east of Wolfshead Farmhouse, Holyhead Road, Nesscliffe, Shrewsbury, SY4 1AY

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Great Ness

National Grid Reference: SJ3706620883

Summary

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History

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Details

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GREAT NESS CP Nesscliffe Holyhead Road Milestone approximately 90 metres to east of Wolfshead Farmhouse

(Formerly listed as Milestone approximately 90 metres to east of Wolfshead Farmhouse, A5 (T) (south-west side))

II

Milestone erected 1826-1827. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled limestone with shallow-pitched top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate with superscribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD/ 97-M /SALOP / 9M - 6F". This is one of a series of milestones alongside the A5 (Holyhead Road). Telford was engineer for the Holyhead Road improvements which were carried out in the 15 years after 1817. Wolfshead Farmhouse is not included on this list.

Listing NGR: SJ3706620883

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 259177

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bracegirdle, B, Miles, P, Thomas Telford, (1973), 68-83
Rolt, L T C, Thomas Telford, (1958), 110-129

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