NS2783 : Old milestone at Rhu

near to Rhu, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Old milestone at Rhu
Old milestone at Rhu
The stone is set in a wall next to a bus stop on NS2783 : Gareloch Road (see that photograph for context). The milestone is an old one; it is shown, at or near its present position, on the first-edition OS map (surveyed in 1860).

"Dunbarton 10 miles / Garelochhead 5 miles / Arrochar 15 miles"

The spelling "Dunbarton" is one that was favoured by the Trustees of Turnpike Roads (for reasons that are explained in NS3181 : Old milestone in Craigendoran). Compare NS3477 : Milestone in Cardross.
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2012
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Wednesday, 12 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 20 September, 2012
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Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Rhu 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2732 8356 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.8259N 4:46.2974W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2732 8356
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