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Milepost on Roadside to East of Croft House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shap, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5259 / 54°31'33"N

Longitude: -2.6745 / 2°40'28"W

OS Eastings: 356440

OS Northings: 514720

OS Grid: NY564147

Mapcode National: GBR 9JR3.RC

Mapcode Global: WH81Y.WHLR

Plus Code: 9C6VG8GG+95

Entry Name: Milepost on Roadside to East of Croft House

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74176

Location: Shap, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Shap

Built-Up Area: Shap

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Shap with Swindale St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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NY 5614/5 (West side), Shap

27/161 Milepost on roadside
to east of Croft


Milepost, dated 1825, for Heron Syke Turnpike Trust. Oval foundry mark on top
centre: T. WINDER GATEBECK FOUNDRY. Cast-iron fastened back to stone block;
c.3 ft high. 3 concave sides with ogee domical top. Separate plates giving
town names and distances in raised letters are fastened to sides of main
casting. Left: SHAP. Date to centre. Right: KENDAL 16 MILES. Painted white
with lettering, foundry mark, and top edges picked out in black.

Listing NGR: NY5644014719

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