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place:- milestone, Moresby
site name:- road, Cockermouth to Whitehaven
locality:- Moresby
parish Moresby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
milestone
coordinates:- NX98312061
10Km square:- NX92

1Km square NX9820

photograph

milestone, Moresby -- road, Cockermouth to Whitehaven -- Moresby -- Moresby -- Cumbria / -- Cast iron plates, 1 missing, on stone block. -- 'TO WHITEHAVEN [ ] MILES' -- 14.10.2005

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 61)

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.
M.S. WHITEHAVEN 2 WORKINGTON 6 COCKERMOUTH 12
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MILESTONE TO EAST OF PARTON POLICE STATION / / A595 / PARTON / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76150 / NX9830820614
courtesy of English Heritage
Milestone, mid C19. Single sandstone block c2 ft high with chamfered top; square in plan, set diagonally to road. Painted white with rectangular cast-iron plate to north face; border and raised sans-serif lettering picked out in black: TO WHITEHAVEN 2 MILES. Plate missing from south face.
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- NX98302061
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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