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Milestone at Ngr Ny 55250 61620

A Grade II Listed Building in Brampton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9472 / 54°56'50"N

Longitude: -2.7019 / 2°42'6"W

OS Eastings: 355137

OS Northings: 561622

OS Grid: NY551616

Mapcode National: GBR 9CK7.VC

Mapcode Global: WH7ZT.GXL8

Entry Name: Milestone at Ngr Ny 55250 61620

Listing Date: 16 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77789

Location: Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Brampton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Brampton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 56 SE BRAMPTON A69 (East of
New Mills Bridge)

11/80 Milestone at
NGR NY 55250 61620


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 TO CARLISLE 11 MILES, other face TO NEWCASTLE 45 MILES,
both in 4 lines. Whitewashed over and lettering picked out in black. This
became the Carlisle-Temon Turnpike in 1811. Each milestone is clearly drawn on
Hodgskinson & Donald's map of Cumberland Westmorland, surveyed 1770.

Listing NGR: NY5513761622

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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