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Milepost on the A64 marking 14 miles to York

A Grade II Listed Building in Huttons Ambo, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1032 / 54°6'11"N

Longitude: -0.8678 / 0°52'4"W

OS Eastings: 474128

OS Northings: 468074

OS Grid: SE741680

Mapcode National: GBR QNCZ.XV

Mapcode Global: WHFBM.M4Y7

Entry Name: Milepost on the A64 marking 14 miles to York

Location: Huttons Ambo, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Parish: Huttons Ambo

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Listing Date: 31 January 2017

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1440758

Summary

Late C19 cast iron mile post, one of a series marking the Malton to York road.

Description

Milepost, cast by Mattisons of Bedale, late C19.

Description: cast iron of triangular cross section with an open rear and a blank, sloping upper face. The left face is embossed with a pointing hand above the text MALTON 4 MILES. The right face is similar but with text YORK 14 MILES. Mattisons of Bedale marked on the rear.

History

One of at least seven mile posts marking the 18 mile route between York and Malton now identified as the A64, all having been relocated by varying distances. Cast by Mattisons of Bedale, probably in the late C19, it is marked on the 1893 Ordnance Survey map approximately 500m closer to Malton than its current location.

Reasons for Listing

The Milepost on the A64 marking 14 miles to York is listed for the following principal reasons:
* Historic interest: as a good example of Victorian street furniture;
* Group value: with at least six other mileposts along the route which are also listed.

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