NR8934 : Milestone 31/30?, Machrie, Isle of Arran

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

Milestone 31/30?, Machrie, Isle of Arran
Milestone 31/30?, Machrie, 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'm not sure whether this is No. 31 or 30 because of the confusion with No. 32's location and because I had to give up after this one, due to heavy rain.

It is situated by the Machrie Bay golf course and parking is easy in the car park for the Machrie Bay Tearoom. Oystercatcher was seen.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 July, 2010
Category
Milestone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 892 340 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:33.2739N 5:20.5494W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NR 893 340
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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