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Latitude: 55.2116 / 55°12'41"N
Longitude: -2.6752 / 2°40'30"W
OS Eastings: 357133
OS Northings: 591026
OS Grid: NY571910
Mapcode National: GBR 98R5.ML
Mapcode Global: WH7YN.W88K
Entry Name: Bloodybush Pillar
Listing Date: 7 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1044859
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239682
Location: Kielder, Northumberland, NE48
Electoral Ward/Division: Bellingham
Traditional County: Roxburghshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
NY 59 SE
Inscribed pillar. 1828. Dressed stone. Battered square pier c.15 ft. high.
On east side an inscription:-
The MARCH between
WILLOWBOG the ) ( DINLABYREthe
PROPERTY of SIR ) ( PROPERTY of
J.E. SWINBURN ) ( WILLIAM OLIVER
BART CAPHEATON ) ( RUTHERFORD ESQ
PRIVATE ROAD upon which a Toll Gate is
erected near Oakenshaw Bridge at which
the following Toll Rates are exacted
VIZ 1st for horses
employed in leading coal 2d each
2nd all other horses 3 do
3rd cattle 1 do
4th sheep, calves, swine 1/2
The above tolls exacted once a day.
N.B. Persons evading or refuseing to pay
at the above mentioned toll gate will be
prosecuted for trespass.
DISTANCE from this place BLOODYBUSH
To Lewisburn Colliery 5 miles
Mounces 8 do
Bellingham 23 do
Hexham 37 do
Dinlabyre 3½ do
Castleton 7½ do
Hawick 21 do
Jedburgh 25 do
Listing NGR: NY5713391026
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