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Latitude: 54.5607 / 54°33'38"N
Longitude: -2.0019 / 2°0'6"W
OS Eastings: 399973
OS Northings: 518384
OS Grid: NY999183
Mapcode National: GBR GHGP.DW
Mapcode Global: WHB4C.6MYK
Entry Name: Butter Stone
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121050
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111225
Location: Cotherstone, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Cotherstone
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
COTHERSTONE MOOR ROAD
NY 91 NE 999184
15/62 Butter Stone
Grooved, roughly-pyramidal boulder about 0.75 metre high. This boulder was
used during the 1663-5 plague as an exchange point where the inhabitants of
Barnard Castle could leave money for produce left by the farmers of the region
without the 2 groups ever meeting. The stone is listed for historical interest.
(Allan Ramsden, Cotherstone and its Neighbourhood, 1911).
Listing NGR: NY9997318384
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