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Milestone at Se 0156 6320

A Grade II Listed Building in Grassington, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0648 / 54°3'53"N

Longitude: -1.9776 / 1°58'39"W

OS Eastings: 401564

OS Northings: 463202

OS Grid: SE015632

Mapcode National: GBR GPMF.NN

Mapcode Global: WHB6W.L3H6

Entry Name: Milestone at Se 0156 6320

Listing Date: 23 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324763

Location: Grassington, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Grassington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

GRASSINGTON B6265
SE 06 SW
(south side)
5/9 Milestone at
SE 0156 6320
II
Milestone. 1787. By William Tomlin for the Turnpike Trust. Sandstone.
Approximately 60 centimetres high, buried in a hedge bank, triangular in
section, the left face inscribed " P ", the right face inscribed
? 10 M
" G ". The top and front edge badly damaged. An Act of Parliament for
- M
construction of a turnpike road between Wetherby and Grassington was passed
in 1758. An amendment after 1779 separated the Pateley Bridge to
Grassington section, the two towns being the principal markets for the lead
miners of the Grassington - Greenhow area. Expenses accounts of the
trustees record that in January 1787 they paid William Tomlin £3-9-0 for
cutting, dressing, lettering and setting 10 milestones from Pateley Bridge
to Grassington. A. Raistrick, Old Yorkshire Dales, 1967, pll7.


Listing NGR: SE0156463201

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