Waterhouses Milepost - Waterhouses, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 03.187 W 001° 53.580
30U E 574198 N 5878752
Quick Description: A milepost located on the A523 Leek to Ashbourne Road on the approach to Waterhouses from Leek.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/13/2018 10:41:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMXH69
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 2

Long Description:
The mile post is a cast-iron post located on the A523 south side of the village of Waterhouses.

It is Grade II listed.
The description given by Historic England is as follows:
"Milepost. Circa 1834. Cast iron. Cylindrical with enlarged headbearing 2 inscribed panels: Left hand panel: "LEEK / 7 / MILES". Right hand panel: "ASHB N / 8 / MILES ; shaft inscribed "...NDON 147 MILES". The cap of the milepost is missing." Source: (visit link)
Condition: Distressed

Material: Metal

Inscription:
Left LEEK 7 MILES Right ASH ..N 8 MILES Shaft LONDON 147 MILES


Name of road: A523 Leek to Ashbourne Road

Date placed: Not listed

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Mike_bjm visited Waterhouses Milepost - Waterhouses, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK. 7/3/2017 Mike_bjm visited it