SE1913 : Modern Waymarker near the B6116, Burton Dean, Kirkburton

taken 2 months ago, near to Kirkburton, Kirklees, Great Britain

Modern Waymarker near the B6116, Burton Dean, Kirkburton
Modern Waymarker near the B6116, Burton Dean, Kirkburton
A Dave Bradbury modern carved stone just south of the B6116 in Burton Dean, in the parish of Kirkburton (Kirklees District). The stone can be found during the Kirkburton Parish Walk - 'Hester's Haunt'.

Inscription reads:- : {Crown} / 2012 / ELIZABETH II : : Lepton / 1 Miles / {pointing hand} :

Milestone Society National ID: YW_KLN02
Kirkburton Parish Walks

The Kirkburton Parish Walks are all between 4 and 6 miles long, each walk is set within a village in the parish of Kirkburton, and is named after a local historical character. On each walk a modern waymarker can be found depicting a feature of that village. The waymarkers have been created by stone mason and sculptor Dave Bradbury from Shepley, and they are based on a local historic guide stoop SE1611 : Old Milestone. A guide/map for each walk can be downloaded from the internet at: LinkExternal link
The ten walks are:
'Jessop's Jaunt' named after Mary-Ann Jessop, the firework maker from Lepton.
'Hester's Haunt' named after the vicar's wife from Kirkburton.
'Fitton Frolic' named after Albert Fitton, a corseteer from Shelley.
'Higgler Hike' named after The Higgler, a shrewd tailor from Shepley.
'Billy Sweep Saunter' named after Billy Sweep, a chimney sweep from Flockton.
'Molly Mangle's Meander' named after Molly Mangle, the only lady with a mangle from Thurstonland and Stocksmoor.
'Wardroper Wander' named after Rev Cutfield Wardroper, the vicar from Farnley Tyas.
'PC Dibb Dash' named after the policeman from Highburton.
'Lizzie's Lollop' named after Lizzie Drake, the lovely but tragic little girl from Kirkheaton.
'Beaumont's Bolt' named after Richard Beaumont, a highwayman from Grange Moor.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 May, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths 
Milestoneid (from Tags)
YW KLN02 
Primary Subject of Photo
Milepost or Milestone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1944 1301 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:36.7970N 1:42.4577W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1944 1301
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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