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Milestone approximately 350 metres to north west of Bicton House

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 350 metres to north west of Bicton House

List entry Number: 1055182

Location

Milestone approximately 350 metres to north west of Bicton House, Holyhead House, Bicton, Shrewsbury, SY3 8EQ

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bicton

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259073

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 27/03/2018

SJ 41 SW SJ 4415 1474 9/13

BICTON CP Holyhead Road Milestone approximately 350 metres to north west of Bicton House

(Formerly listed as Milestone approximately 350 metres to north west of Bicton House, A5 (T) (south-west side))

II Milestone erected 1826-1827. Thomas Telford, engineer. Tooled limestone with shallow-pointed top and chamfered corners. Cast-iron plate with superscribed serif lettering: "HOLY-/HEAD/ 103-M/SALOP /3M - 6F".

This is one of a series of milestones alongside the A5 (Holyhead Road). Telford was the engineer for the Holyhead Road improvements which were carried out in the 15 years after 1817.

Listing NGR: SJ4415214739

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Rolt, L T C, Thomas Telford, (1958), 110-129

National Grid Reference: SJ 44152 14739

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