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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, Holyhead Road, Nesscliffe, Shrewsbury, SY4 1AY

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

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History

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 23/03/2018

SJ 32 SE SJ 3706 2088 1/113

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

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: SJ3706620883

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