NR9024 : Milestone 23, Brown Head, Isle of Arran

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

Milestone 23, Brown Head, Isle of Arran
Milestone 23, Brown Head, 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. 23 was the only milestone that I saw on Arran that has definitely been replaced - and now clearly legible and clean. Parking difficult.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 July, 2010
Category
Milestone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 905 245 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:28.1711N 5:18.9489W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NR 905 245
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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