NY7708 : Fingerpost, Kirkby Stephen

taken 8 years ago, near to Hartley, Cumbria, Great Britain

Fingerpost, Kirkby Stephen
Fingerpost, Kirkby Stephen
The black and white fingerpost sign is unusual because the distance measurements are in furlongs and not, as is customary, miles. The furlong, now used mainly as the distances in horse racing, originating in Anglo-Saxon England is the equivalent to 220 yd or 201.168 m.(Acknowledgement to LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 27 January, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 774 085 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:28.2816N 2:20.9304W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 774 085
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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