NT1874 : Old milestone

taken 4 years ago, near to Cramond Bridge, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Old milestone
Old milestone
One of 8 stones remaining in an arc with a radius of 5 miles from the old GPO at 16-24 Waterloo Place from Queensferry Road in the west to Fisherrow in the east. They were erected in 1824 to regulate the payment of the Post Horse Duties payable by Hackney Coach. This one is on Queensferry Road, Cammo near to No 19 Cammo Crescent. It was restored sympathetically in 1924.
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NT1874, 53 images   (more nearby search)
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Contributed by
Chris Minto   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 29 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 October, 2020
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Milestoneid (from Tags)
CE EDQF05P 
Primary Subject of Photo
Milepost or Milestone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1839 7498 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.6524N 3:18.5273W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1839 7498
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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