Wool Road - Dobcross, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 33.421 W 002° 00.392
30U E 565809 N 5934695
Quick Description: A white cast iron milestone on Wool Road in Dobcross, Saddleworth.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/1/2017 2:30:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMVCJH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
This milestone is next to the Navigation Inn against the car park wall. As can be seen from the milestone this area was once known as Lordsmere, but is now known as Dobcross. The administrative boundaries of this location have changed a number of times, including the county of Lancashire, the county of West Riding of Yorkshire and currently the Metropolitan Borough of Greater Manchester.

The following details are on the milestone society database.

National ID - YW_ODSD05
Milestone - In Place
Old County - WEST YORKSHIRE
District - MSS
Status - Surveyed
OS Grid Ref - SD 9960 0675
Road Number - A670
Civil Parish - OLDHAM
Location - SADDLEWORTH
Position - ExYW Dobcross, nr Navigation Inn and canal bridge back to wall round car park
Category - Milestone
Design - B & B

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Condition: Worn

Material: Metal

Inscription:
OLDHAM & STANDEDGE
ROAD
LORDSMERE
HUDDERSFIELD 13 MILES BRAYSHAW & BOOTH    MAKERS LIVERSEDGE MANCHESTER 12 3/4 MILES ASHTON 6 1/2 MILES STALYBRIDGE 6 1/4 MILES OLDHAM 5 3/4 MILES MOSSLEY 3 1/2 MILES UPPERMILL 1 MILE


Name of road: Wool Road (A670)

Date placed: Not listed

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