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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

List entry Number: 1392449

Location

MILESTONE, LONDON ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
WarringtonUnitary AuthorityStockton Heath

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Mar-2008

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 493727

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

Late C19 cast iron milestone prominently located along the A49 represents significant historic interest as a reminder of the area's transport history.

History

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Details

STOCKTON HEATH

64/0/10017 LONDON ROAD 06-MAR-08 A49 Swing Bridge (East side) Milestone

II Milestone, 1896, cast iron. Triangular, downward sloping top, hollow back. Cast lettering reads 'CHESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL 1896' (top); 'STRETTON 2 1/2 MILES, GREAT BUDWORTH 7 MILES, NORTHWICH 10' (left); 'WARRINGTON 1 MILE' (right). Maker's mark at bottom of left face reads 'W H SMITH & CO. MAKERS, WHETCHURCH'.

HISTORY: Milestone erected in 1896 on the east side of the A49, formerly an C18 turnpike road.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: Late C19 cast iron milestone prominently located along the A49 represents significant historic interest and a reminder of the area's transport history. SJ6137286403

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National Grid Reference: SJ 61372 86403

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