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Description: Guidestone 110 Yards North-East of Birk Field Quarry
Date Listed: 20 December 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 328047
OS Grid Reference: NZ6786007457
OS Grid Coordinates: 467860, 507457
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4580, -0.9547
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NZ 60 NE WESTERDALE BIRK FIELD BANK
6787-0745 East side
6/129 Guidestone 110
of Birk Field
Guidestone. Probably early C18. Hard gritstone in the shape of a
Roman altar, with plinth, shaft and slightly-projecting head; about
2 feet high. Inscribed on north face: To Stoklay (Stokesley) and
on south face To Kirby (Kirkbymoorside). On west face incised
hands pointing in the 2 directions. Upper part sloped down at
back. Mile numbers, perhaps on plinth, now indecipherable.
Listing NGR: NZ6786007457
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Source: English Heritage
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