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Description: Sign Post at Junction with Bradford to Harrogate Road
Date Listed: 22 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330568
OS Grid Reference: SE2677346945
OS Grid Coordinates: 426773, 446945
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9180, -1.5938
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SE 24 NE WEETON CASTLEY ROAD
SE 2677 4692
5/99 Sign post at junction
with Bradford to
Sign post. 1743. Gritstone. Approximately 1.20 metres high, square
section. Inscriptions: east face - 'The Road To (Br)adford ( ) Miles. 1743'
with hand pointing south above. North face - 'The Road To Otley ( ) Miles'
with hand above pointing to west, 'The Road to Knaresborough ( ) Miles' with
hand pointing east. The post dates from the time when the ford over the
River Wharfe at Castley carried the main traffic to Bradford from Harrogate.
It was probably defaced when the ford went out of use, late C19.
Listing NGR: SE2677346945
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Source: English Heritage
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