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Milestone at National Grid Reference Ny 49170 59980

A Grade II Listed Building in Irthington, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.932 / 54°55'55"N

Longitude: -2.7945 / 2°47'40"W

OS Eastings: 349184

OS Northings: 559993

OS Grid: NY491599

Mapcode National: GBR 8CXD.ST

Mapcode Global: WH7ZZ.19JD

Entry Name: Milestone at National Grid Reference Ny 49170 59980

Listing Date: 16 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77912

Location: Irthington, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Irthington

Built-Up Area: Carlisle Airport

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Irthington St Kentigern

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


12/117 Milestone at
NGR NY 49170 59980


Milestone. Probably 1758, for the Carlisle-Newcastle Military Road. Sandstone,
cast-iron plates. Chamfered stone to give 2 faces in direction of traffic, one
face with cast plate in 4 lines CARLISLE 7 MILES, other face TO NEWCASTLE 49
MILES in 4 lines. Whitewashed over and lettering picked-out in black. In 1811
the road became the Carlisle-Temon Turnpike. Each milestone is clearly drawn on
Hodgkinson and Donalds map of Cumberland and Westmorland, surveyed 1770.

Listing NGR: NY4918459993

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