SJ5090 : Milestone, Rainhill Stoops

taken 19 days ago, near to Cronton, Knowsley, Great Britain

Milestone, Rainhill Stoops
Milestone, Rainhill Stoops
Milestone on Warrington Road, Rainhill Stoops. By an Act of 1753, Prescot was turnpiked as far as Warrington making the road six yards wide with a gravelled surface which improved stagecoach services between Manchester and Liverpool, coaches to London began in 1761, the journey taking three days. Milestones were set up in 1754, as was a toll gate at Kendricks Cross.
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SJ5090, 32 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Image Type ?
type:close look 
Date Taken
Sunday, 7 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Milepost or Milestone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 501 903 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.4287N 2:45.1068W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 501 902
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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