Milestone on west side of road, at north side of entrance to County Fire Brigade HQ

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1073566
Date first listed:
13-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
Milestone on west side of road, at north side of entrance to County Fire Brigade HQ, Garstang Road

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Location

Statutory Address:
Milestone on west side of road, at north side of entrance to County Fire Brigade HQ, Garstang Road

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Preston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 52923 33875

Details

SD 53 SW 7/23

BROUGHTON GARSTANG ROAD Milestone on west side of road, at north side of entrance to County Fire Brigade HQ

II Milestone, mid to later C18. Convex triangular stone circa 1 metre high, with rounded top and a recessed panel on each of the two sides to the road, lettered in cursive script:-

"To Garstang 7¾ Miles" "To Preston 3 Miles"

with "BROUGHTON" on the base beneath the panels. Erected by Preston and Garstang Turnpike Trust, established 1751; one of ten such milestones in unbroken sequence.

Listing NGR: SD5292333875

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
185870
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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