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Guidestone 110 Yards North-East of Birk Field Quarry, Westerdale

Description: Guidestone 110 Yards North-East of Birk Field Quarry

Grade: II
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

Location: Birk Field Bank, North York Moors National Park YO21 2DS

Locality: Westerdale
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO21 2DS

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Listing Text

6787-0745 East side

6/129 Guidestone 110
yards north-east
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

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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