NR8847 : Milestone 39, Lennimore, Isle of Arran - looking NNE

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

Milestone 39, Lennimore, Isle of Arran - looking NNE
Milestone 39, Lennimore, Isle of Arran - looking NNE
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. 39 is situated just before the turn off for Lennimore and parking is difficult. The inscription is barely legible, worn and covered in black lichen. Sorrel and hawksbit seen here.
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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 881 471 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:40.2889N 5:22.2454W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NR 881 471
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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