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Milestone at Junction with A59

A Grade II Listed Building in Martons Both, North Yorkshire

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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

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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

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