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place:- boundary stone, Longsleddale/Shap Rural
site name:- Harter Fell
locality:- boundary, Longsleddale/Shap Rural
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
parish Shap Rural parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
boundary stone; parish boundary mark
coordinates:- NY45980931
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4509

photograph

boundary stone, Longsleddale/Shap Rural -- Harter Fell -- boundary, Longsleddale/Shap Rural -- Longsleddale and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- South face letter 'L' about 6 inches high. -- L for Lowther, landowner in Shap Rural parish to the north; the stone has been replaced the wrong way round. -- 7.9.2004

The boundary stone was found hidden on the cairn nearby; it has been replaced to lean on the fence. Only the letter:-
L
remains on the broken piece. L for Lowther, not Longsleddale.
The boundary is a parish boundary between Longsleddale and Shap.


Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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