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Milestone (South West of Drawdykes Castle)

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanwix Rural, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9169 / 54°55'0"N

Longitude: -2.9123 / 2°54'44"W

OS Eastings: 341614

OS Northings: 558402

OS Grid: NY416584

Mapcode National: GBR 8C3L.87

Mapcode Global: WH7ZX.7PF0

Entry Name: Milestone (South West of Drawdykes Castle)

Listing Date: 22 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77644

Location: Stanwix Rural, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Stanwix Rural

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle Stanwix St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

STANWIX RURAL DRAWDYKES
NY 45 NW
Milestone
5/63 (South West of Drawdykes
Castle)

II

Milestone. Probably 1758, for the Carlisle-Newcastle Military Road. Sandstone,
cast-iron plates. Chamfered stone to give 2 faces in direction of traffic, one
face with cast plate in 3 lines CARLISLE 2 MILES, other face TO NEWCASTLE 54
MILES, in 4 lines. Whitewashed over and lettering picked-out in black. In 1811
this became the Carlisle-Tamon Turnpike. Each milestone is clearly drawn on
Hodgskinson and Donald's map of Cumberland and Westmorland, survey 1770.


Listing NGR: NY4161458402

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