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Mile post

Heritage Category: Listed Building Grade II

A milepost - on Booths Hill Road - of the former turnpike road from Warrington to Stockport, opened in the early 1820s. It is made of cast iron and shows place names with a mileage column to each side. The maker's name – Bellhouse - is cast on the stem. In the 20th century, it was moved westwards from over 100 metres away on the opposite side of the road.

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© Historic England [2021]
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Image details

Location Booths Hill Road near the junction with Princess Road, Lymm
Photographer Carol Sparkes
Copyright Owner Carol Sparkes
Era 2023
Donor Carol Sparkes
Image Reference LHO_03