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Latitude: 53.9087 / 53°54'31"N
Longitude: -1.9848 / 1°59'5"W
OS Eastings: 401093
OS Northings: 445842
OS Grid: SE010458
Mapcode National: GBR GRL7.2K
Mapcode Global: WHB7N.H02T
Entry Name: Milepost
Listing Date: 10 March 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1316818
English Heritage Legacy ID: 324750
Location: Kildwick, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD20
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Kildwick
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Kildwick St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 04 NW KILDWICK MAIN ROAD
Milepost. Late C19. Cast iron, gritstone support. Triangular section,
rounded top. Lettering in relief capitals, top: "KEIGHLEY AND KENDAL /
ROAD / KILDWICK". Left face; "SKIPTON 4½ MILES / SETTLE 19½ MILES / KENDAL
49 MILES". Right face; "KEIGHLEY 5 MILES". The Kendal-Keighley road via
Skipton and Kirkby Lonsdale, was developed in the early C18. The purpose
of the road was to speed and increase the flow of wool from Westmorland
and Craven to the West Riding clothiers at Halifax market. A. Raistrick,
West Riding of Yorkshire, 1970, p144.
Listing NGR: SE0109345841
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