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Milestone at Junction with A59, Martons Both

Description: Milestone at Junction with A59

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324500

OS Grid Reference: SD9055351008
OS Grid Coordinates: 390553, 451008
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9551, -2.1454

Location: Ingthorpe Lane, Martons Both, North Yorkshire BD23 3UH

Locality: Martons Both
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 3UH

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Listing Text


2/122 Milestone at junction
with A59


Milestone, probably mid C18. Round headed sandstone monolith, inscribed on
the main face with a pointing hand, and "To Skipton 5 Mile To Gisburn
(obscured)". On the lane side it is incribed "To Settle 11 mile". These
distances appear to be in customary miles: the lane is part of an old
branch road from Long Preston to Keighley.
J J Brigg: The King's Highway in Craven, 1927 p 26.

Listing NGR: SD9055351008

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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