2008

NY3050 : Old Milestone by the A596, Low Whinnow

taken 16 years ago, near to Wiggonby, Cumbria, England

Old Milestone by the A596, Low Whinnow
Old Milestone by the A596, Low Whinnow
Metal plate attached to stone post now on south side the A596, in parish of THURSBY (ALLERDALE District), Whinnow, Private farmhouse, on South side of road. Carlisle red stone and curved plate, erected by the Cockermouth & Carlisle turnpike trust in the 19th century, originally sited on north side of road 1km to the east at Barkend

Inscription reads:-
CARLISLE
7 MILES
WIGTON
4 MILES
COCKERMOUTH
19 MILES

Ordnance Survey pivot benchmark on top levelled at 118.838 feet above Liverpool Datum during the Kendal to Carlisle survey in 1844

Milestone Society National ID: CU_CLCMa07.

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Primary Subject: Milepost or Milestone Milestoneid: CU CLCMa07 other tags: Milestone Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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NY3050, 19 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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CF Smith   (more nearby)
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Milestone Society   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 December, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 December, 2017
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 30391 50889 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:50.8767N 3:5.1357W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 30391 50889
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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