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place:- milestone, Distington (2)
site name:- road, Cockermouth to Whitehaven
locality:- Common End
parish Distington parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
milestone
coordinates:- NY00522291
10Km square:- NY02
References OS County Series (Cmd 61)

1Km square NY0022

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.
WHITEHAVEN 4 WORKINGTON 4 COCKERMOUTH 10 M.S.
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MILESTONE TO NORTH OF BOOT BRIDGE / / A595 / DISTINGTON / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76115 / NY0053022902
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 south face; border and raised sans-serif lettering picked out in black TO WORKINGTON 4 TO COCKERMOUTH 10 MILES. Plate missing from north face.
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY00532290
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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