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place:- milestone, Stanwix Rural (4)
parish Stanwix Rural parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
milestone
coordinates:- NY42975913
10Km square:- NY45
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square NY4259

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MILESTONE (NORTH WEST OF OLDGROVE) / / / STANWIX RURAL / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II / 77672 / NY4297259136
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 3 MILES, other face TO NEWCASTLE 53 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 and Westmorland, surveyed 1770.
district:- Carlisle
listed building
coordinates:- NY42975913
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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