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place:- milestone, Glassonby
site name:- road, Penrith to Alston
parish Glassonby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
milestone
coordinates:- NY67274232
10Km square:- NY64

1Km square NY6742

photograph

milestone, Glassonby -- road, Penrith to Alston -- Glassonby -- Cumbria / -- Inscribed stone:- -- 'ALSTON 4 / PENRITH 15' -- and a ?cut bench mark. -- 7.7.2006

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 41)

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. ALSTON 4 PENRITH 15
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MILESTONE WEST OF MEATHAW HILL / / A686 / GLASSONBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73448 / NY6727142328
courtesy of English Heritage
Milestone. Probably early C19 for the Penrith-Alston Turnpike. Whitewashed stone. Round top squared stone, has incised lettering on face ALSTON 4, PENRITH 15, in 4 lines, picked out in black, with bench mark above.
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY67274232
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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