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MILESTONE APPROXIMATELY 90 METRES TO EAST OF WOLFSHEAD FARMHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MILESTONE APPROXIMATELY 90 METRES TO EAST OF WOLFSHEAD FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1055141

Location

MILESTONE APPROXIMATELY 90 METRES TO EAST OF WOLFSHEAD FARMHOUSE, A5 (T)

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Great Ness

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259177

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

GREAT NESS C.P. A5 (T) (south-west side) SJ 32 SE SJ 3706 2088 1/113 Milestone approx. 90 - metres to east of Wolfshead Farmhouse

- II

Milestone. Early C19. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled granite 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. L.T.C. Rolt, Thomas Telford (1958), pp. 110-129; Brian Bracegirdle and Patricia H. Miles, Thomas Telford (1958), pp. 68-83.

Listing NGR: SJ3706220881

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 37062 20881

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