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place:- boundary stone, Longsleddale/Whitwell etc
locality:- boundary, Longsleddale/Whitwell and Selside
locality:- Longsleddale
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
parish Whitwell and Selside parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
boundary stone; parish boundary mark
coordinates:- NY51800003
10Km square:- NY50

1Km square NY5100


boundary stone, Longsleddale/Whitwell etc -- boundary, Longsleddale/Whitwell and Selside -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale and Whitwell and Selside -- Cumbria / -- 22.4.2004

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 33 4)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
The boundary crosses the road here; it continues south east along the road side for a way.

Stone slab in the hedgerow, marked with a vertical line, lettered:-
The present day (2004) civil parish adjoining Longsleddale here is Whitwell and Selside.

When signposts and suchlike were removed during World War II, this boundary stone was removed too. It was placed, face down, over a water tank at Dale End by Geoff Waine. It was only by luck that someone asked him about it after the war so that it was rediscovered.
Waine, Geoff: 28.3.2004: conversation

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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