Guide Post Long Lane

GUIDE POST ON TRAFFIC ISLAND AT JUNCTION WITH LONG LANE

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: GUIDE POST ON TRAFFIC ISLAND AT JUNCTION WITH LONG LANE List entry Number: 1355160

Location

GUIDE POST ON TRAFFIC ISLAND AT JUNCTION WITH LONG LANE, PONTEFRACT ROAD

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

Details

ACKWORTH PONTEFRACT ROAD SE41NW (east side) High Ackworth 2/17 Guide post on traffic 25.3.1968 island at junction with Long Lane – II

Guide post. Dated 1827 at top of west side. Sandstone (part rendered). Octagonal in section, and approx. 3 metres high; base of 2 chamfered blocks; tapered column, large triangular cap with ball finial surmounted by small cup-shaped iron bracket with a spur. Top of west side of column inscribed “1827”. Painted lettering and finger pointers on side of cap:-

Pontefract 21⁄2 Barnsley 10 (west side) Darrington 3 York 29 (north-east side) Sheffield 13 East Hardwick 21⁄2 (south-east side)

National Grid Reference: SE4440318062

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