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place:- boundary stone, Longsleddale/Shap Rural (6)
site name:- Branstree
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; estate boundary mark
coordinates:- NY47730976
10Km square:- NY40
The stone marks ownership, and the parish boundary incidentally.

1Km square NY4709

photograph

boundary stone, Longsleddale/Shap Rural (6) -- Branstree -- boundary, Longsleddale/Shap Rural -- Longsleddale and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- Letters 'L' and 'H' either side of a boundary line, on a recumbent stone. -- L for Lowther, landowner in Shap Rural parish to the north; H for Harrison landowner in Longsleddale. -- 7.9.2004

The boundary stone is lying down with letters either side of a boundary line:-
L / H
The boundary is between lands owned by Lowther and Harrison, and incidentally a parish boundary between Longsleddale and Shap Rural.


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