NR9847 : Milestone 48, North Glen Sannox, Isle of Arran

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Sannox, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

Milestone 48, North Glen Sannox, Isle of Arran
Milestone 48, North Glen Sannox, 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. 48 is situated on the road heading uphill between North Sannox and Lochranza and parking is difficult. Its inscription is filled with black lichen and there is a patch of white lichen on its right hand top side. Lots of bracken.
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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! NR 988 470 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:40.5025N 5:12.0593W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NR 988 470
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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