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Guidestone 110 Yards North-East of Birk Field Quarry

A Grade II Listed Building in Westerdale, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.458 / 54°27'28"N

Longitude: -0.9547 / 0°57'16"W

OS Eastings: 467862

OS Northings: 507457

OS Grid: NZ678074

Mapcode National: GBR PJSW.3Q

Mapcode Global: WHF8V.96MS

Plus Code: 9C6XF25W+54

Entry Name: Guidestone 110 Yards North-East of Birk Field Quarry

Listing Date: 20 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328047

ID on this website: 101148560

Location: North Yorkshire, YO21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Westerdale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Westerdale Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: York

Tagged with: Milestone

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6787-0745 East side

6/129 Guidestone 110
yards north-east
of Birk Field

Guidestone. Probably early C18. Hard gritstone in the shape of a
Roman altar, with plinth, shaft and slightly-projecting head; about
2 feet high. Inscribed on north face: To Stoklay (Stokesley) and
on south face To Kirby (Kirkbymoorside). On west face incised
hands pointing in the 2 directions. Upper part sloped down at
back. Mile numbers, perhaps on plinth, now indecipherable.

Listing NGR: NZ6786207457

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