NR8642 : Milestone 36, Whitefarland, Isle of Arran

taken 8 years ago, near to Pirnmill, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

Milestone 36, Whitefarland, Isle of Arran
Milestone 36, Whitefarland, 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.

I missed No. 37 which is apparently situated in Pirnmill village.

No. 36 is situated in Whitefarland, almost in someone's garden. I parked in a bay on the opposite side of the road with a digger just after the milestone. The top left hand corner of the stone is broken and partly covered in moss. The inscription is illegible. Honeysuckle, Foxglove and Cleavers seen here.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 14 July, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 867 426 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:37.8037N 5:23.3572W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 867 425
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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