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Hunters Stone

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlton Highdale, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1863 / 54°11'10"N

Longitude: -2.0125 / 2°0'44"W

OS Eastings: 399282

OS Northings: 476722

OS Grid: SD992767

Mapcode National: GBR GND1.33

Mapcode Global: WHB69.11YK

Entry Name: Hunters Stone

Listing Date: 6 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322553

Location: Carlton Highdale, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Carlton Highdale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

CARLTON HIGHDALE HUNTERS STONE BANK
SD 97 NE
(north side)
9/71 Hunters Stone
- II

Guide stone. Probably medieval. Sandstone monolith. Approximately 2
metres high, and an irregular square on plan. A small cross is incised on
one face. The stone marks a remote stretch of an important early route used
by monks and drovers travelling between Coverham Abbey and Kettlewell and by
hunters pursuing deer in the nearby forest. A local legend tells that when
the clock in Hunter's Hall, now called Coverhead Farm strikes twelve the
stone turns round.


Listing NGR: SD9928276722

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