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place:- milestone, Stanwix Rural (3)
site name:- road, Brampton to Carlisle
locality:- Drawdykes
parish Stanwix Rural parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
milestone
coordinates:- NY41615840
10Km square:- NY45
References OS County Series (Cmd 16)

1Km square NY4158

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 16)

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. NEWCASTLE 54 CARLISLE 2
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MILESTONE (SOUTH WEST OF DRAWDYKES CASTLE) / / / STANWIX RURAL / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II / 77644 / NY4161458402
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 in 3 lines CARLISLE 2 MILES, other face TO NEWCASTLE 54 MILES, in 4 lines. Whitewashed over and lettering picked-out in black. In 1811 this became the Carlisle-Tamon Turnpike. Each milestone is clearly drawn on Hodgskinson and Donald's map of Cumberland and Westmorland, survey 1770.
district:- Carlisle
listed building
coordinates:- NY41615840
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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