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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323747
English Heritage Legacy ID: 77644
Location: Stanwix Rural, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3
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
STANWIX RURAL DRAWDYKES
NY 45 NW
5/63 (South West of Drawdykes
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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