NS0133 : Milestone 4, by Cnoc na Dail Forest Walks, Isle of Arran

taken 7 years ago, near to Margnaheglish, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

Milestone 4, by Cnoc na Dail Forest Walks, Isle of Arran
Milestone 4, by Cnoc na Dail Forest Walks, Isle of Arran
Arran's circular road and The String road contain a total of approximately 50 red sandstone milestones, marking, I believe, the miles round the island. There is a book, 'The Milestones of Arran' by Ruth and Alan Thompson, dedicated to them, listing not only the view from each, but also details of flora and fauna to be found at each location.

Some of the milestones were difficult to locate whilst driving in the rain, others were damaged and some appeared to be missing. I have added those that I could safely stop at and those that I could find.

No. 4 is on a busy road heading north between Lamlash and Brodick. I heard Goldcrest and Blackbird here and saw Foxglove, Red Campion, Buttercup, Tormentil, Rosebay Willowherb and Meadowsweet - all by the roadside.
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Saturday, 10 July, 2010   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 14 July, 2010
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Milestone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 019 330 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:33.0640N 5:8.5134W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 019 330
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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