2005

NY2847 : Old Milestone by the A595 at Jenkin Cross

taken 19 years ago, 3 km from Wigton, Cumbria, England

Old Milestone by the A595 at Jenkin Cross
Old Milestone by the A595 at Jenkin Cross
Metal plate attached to stone post by the A595, in parish of WESTWARD (ALLERDALE District), 50m West of Jenkin Farm, high grass in verge, on North side of road. Carlisle red stone and curved plate, erected by the Cockermouth & Carlisle turnpike trust in the 19th century.

Inscription reads:-
CARLISLE
9 MILES
COCKERMOUTH
16 MILES
Carved benchmark.

Milestone Society National ID: CU_CLCM09.

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Primary Subject: Milepost or Milestone Milestoneid: CU CLCM09 other tags: Milestone Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Cross Farm [4] · Cockermouth [3] Title Clusters: · Old Milestone by the A595 at Jenkin Cross [2] ·
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Photographer
CF Smith   (more nearby)
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Milestone Society   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 25 July, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 December, 2017
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 28907 47934 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:49.2712N 3:6.4785W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 28907 47934
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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