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Latitude: 54.9315 / 54°55'53"N
Longitude: -2.8185 / 2°49'6"W
OS Eastings: 347652
OS Northings: 559952
OS Grid: NY476599
Mapcode National: GBR 8CRD.MZ
Mapcode Global: WH7ZY.P92S
Entry Name: Milestone at National Grid Reference Ny 47650 59940
Listing Date: 16 January 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1335583
English Heritage Legacy ID: 77893
Location: Irthington, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6
Civil Parish: Irthington
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Irthington St Kentigern
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 45 NE IRTHINGTON B6264
(East of Watchcross)
12/128 Milestone at
NGR NY 47650 59940
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 TO CARLISLE 6 MILES, other face To NEWCASTLE 50 MILES, both
in 4 lines. Whitewashed over and lettering picked-out in black. This became
the Carlisle-Temon Turnpike in 1811. Each milestone is clearly drawn on
Hodgskinson & Donald's map of Cumberland and Westmorland, surveyed 1770.
Listing NGR: NY4765259952
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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