SE1611 : Guide post [or stoop], Farnley Moor End

taken 7 years ago, near to Thurstonland, Kirklees, Great Britain

Guide post [or stoop], Farnley Moor End
Guide post [or stoop], Farnley Moor End
Since travellers often lost their way in bad weather, in 1697 the Justices were ordered to erect guide posts [stoops] on moorland tracks or at crossroads. This one dates from 1738 and is a Grade 2* listed structure. It uses 'long' miles - the front face is carved 'Huddersfield 3 miels.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 24 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1662 1149 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:35.9831N 1:45.0201W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1663 1150
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Guide Post  Guide Stoop  Stoops  Milestone  Grade II(star) Listed Structure  Grade II(star) Structure 

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