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Mounting Block Approximately 66 Metres South of Junction with St Georges Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Dringhouses & Woodthorpe, York

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Latitude: 53.948 / 53°56'52"N

Longitude: -1.1005 / 1°6'1"W

OS Eastings: 459135

OS Northings: 450580

OS Grid: SE591505

Mapcode National: GBR NQRS.KJ

Mapcode Global: WHFC9.2177

Entry Name: Mounting Block Approximately 66 Metres South of Junction with St Georges Place

Listing Date: 24 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256502

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464854

Location: York, YO24

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Dringhouses & Woodthorpe

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Dringhouses St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


1112-1/24/1054 (East side)
24/06/83 Mounting Block approx 66 metres
south of junction with St George's


Mounting block, also used as milestone and boundary stone.
Probably C18. Limestone. Of rectangular plan, cut into 3
steps. A metal pin which formerly held an inscription plate
remains on the west side.
Formerly used as the first milestone from York, measured from
Ouse Bridge. Also served as a boundary stone, marking a
re-entrant angle of the city boundary of 1832.
(An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York:
RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 58).

Listing NGR: SE5913550580

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