Milepost at junction of Front Street and Manorfields

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1392672
Date first listed:
23-Jul-2008
Statutory Address:
Milepost at junction of Front Street and Manorfields, Front Street

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Location

Statutory Address:
Milepost at junction of Front Street and Manorfields, Front Street

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

District:
North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 27631 68571

Reasons for Designation

This late C19/early C20 milepost is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:

* It is a well preserved and intact example * It is an attractive piece of street furniture which has some design interest in its shield shape and opposing directional arrows. * It remains in its original position on an old route to Blyth

Details

1022/0/10060

FRONT STREET (south side) Milepost at junction of Front Street and Manorfields 23-JUL-08

II Milepost of late C19/early C20 date, constructed of cast iron painted white with black lettering. The plaque is shield-shaped and bears the legend NEWCASTLE 4 NORTH SHIELDS 6 with a pair of opposing directional arrows. This is set on a circular shaft with the fixings for a lower rectangular and the makers plate below. Overall the milepost is c. 0.7m high.

HISTORY: the milepost was erected on an old route to Blyth and was cast by Smith Paterson Ltd. of Blaydon.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION: this late C19/early C20 milepost is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:

* It is a well preserved and intact example * It is an attractive piece of street furniture which has some design interest in its shield shape and opposing directional arrows. * It remains in its original position on an old route to Blyth

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
504519
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.

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