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Milepost

A Grade II Listed Building in Kildwick, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324750

Location: Kildwick, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD20

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Kildwick

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kildwick St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 04 NW KILDWICK MAIN ROAD
(south side)

1/23 Milepost

GV II

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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