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place:- milestone, Low Crosby
site name:- road, Brampton to Carlisle
locality:- Low Crosby
parish Stanwix Rural parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
milestone
coordinates:- NY44525950
10Km square:- NY45

1Km square NY4459

photograph

milestone, Low Crosby -- road, Brampton to Carlisle -- Low Crosby -- Stanwix Rural -- Cumbria / -- Cast plates on a stone:- -- 'TO CARLISLE 4 MILES / TO NEWCASTLE 52 MILES' -- 25.8.2006

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 17)

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.
CARLISLE 4 NEWCASTLE 52 M.S.
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MILESTONE TO WEST OF THE STAG INN / / / STANWIX RURAL / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II / 77666 / NY4452259500
courtesy of English Heritage
Milestone. Probably 1758, for the Carlisle-Newcastle Military Road. Sandstone, cast-iron plates. Chamfered stone to give 2 faces in direction of traffic, one face with cast plate TO CARLISLE 4 MILES, other face TO NEWCASTLE 52 MILES, both in 4 lines. Whitewashed over and lettering picked-out in black. In 1811 this became the Carlisle-Temon Turnpike. Each milestone is clearly drawn on Hodgskinson and Donald's map of Cumberland Westmorland, surveyed 1770.
district:- Carlisle
listed building
coordinates:- NY44525950
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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