NS0242 : Milestone 52, Corrie, Isle of Arran

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

Milestone 52, Corrie, Isle of Arran
Milestone 52, Corrie, 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. 52 is situated next to a sandstone garden wall ('Kennetwell')in Corrie. Parking is easy at the quayside on the other side of the road. Corrie is an attractive village. Flora and fauna seen here included Oystercatcher, Swallow, Rock Pipit, Herring Gull, Broom and Bramble.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 July, 2010
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Milestone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 025 427 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:38.2750N 5:8.2917W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 026 427
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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