History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Milestone at Junction with A59

A Grade II Listed Building in Martons Both, North Yorkshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.9551 / 53°57'18"N

Longitude: -2.1454 / 2°8'43"W

OS Eastings: 390553

OS Northings: 451008

OS Grid: SD905510

Mapcode National: GBR FQGP.9Y

Mapcode Global: WHB76.0VNB

Entry Name: Milestone at Junction with A59

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324500

Location: Martons Both, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Martons Both

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


2/122 Milestone at junction
with A59


Milestone, probably mid C18. Round headed sandstone monolith, inscribed on
the main face with a pointing hand, and "To Skipton 5 Mile To Gisburn
(obscured)". On the lane side it is incribed "To Settle 11 mile". These
distances appear to be in customary miles: the lane is part of an old
branch road from Long Preston to Keighley.
J J Brigg: The King's Highway in Craven, 1927 p 26.

Listing NGR: SD9055351008

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.