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Scarsike Head Guide Post on North Side of Road Junction One Metre West of Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7668 / 54°46'0"N

Longitude: -2.1404 / 2°8'25"W

OS Eastings: 391061

OS Northings: 541323

OS Grid: NY910413

Mapcode National: GBR FFHB.D1

Mapcode Global: WHB3B.3G02

Entry Name: Scarsike Head Guide Post on North Side of Road Junction One Metre West of Wall

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407409

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Westgate

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY 94 SW NY 911413
10/267 Scarsike Head Guide
Post on north side
of road junction,
one metre west of
Guide post. Probably C18. Sandstone block about one metre high, 15 x 20 cm.;
roughly squared. Well-shaped incised inscriptions on three faces: on west Wolf
Cleugh/New House./and O.S. bench mark obliterating lower part. On south, Lintz/
Garth/l/Bay Bridge/5; on east illegible. In 1857 this inscription mentioned
New House, Wear Head, Middlehope,Westgate, Chapel, Wolf Cleugh, Allenheads,
Lintz Garth, Bay Bridge, Roke-hope (sic).

Source: W. Fordyce History and Antiquities of Co. Palatine of Durham 1857; I

Listing NGR: NY9106141323

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