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Marker Stone on East Side of Old Turnpike Road to South of Shap (At Ngr 553 069)

A Grade II Listed Building in Orton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4553 / 54°27'18"N

Longitude: -2.6901 / 2°41'24"W

OS Eastings: 355355

OS Northings: 506870

OS Grid: NY553068

Mapcode National: GBR 9JNX.DP

Mapcode Global: WH82B.N86W

Entry Name: Marker Stone on East Side of Old Turnpike Road to South of Shap (At Ngr 553 069)

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74086

Location: Orton, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Orton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Orton with Tebay All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 50 NE

12/67 Marker stone on east
side of old turnpike
road to south of Shap
(at NGR 553 069)


Milestone or boundary stone next to old Shap/Kendal turnpike road. Early C18.
Single stone, square in plan with domical top; c.l ft wide and 1½ ft high. West
face inscribed IO (may indicate 10 miles - to Kendal).

Listing NGR: NY5535506870

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

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