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Mile Post, Buchanan Street, Balfron

A Category C Listed Building in Balfron, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.0705 / 56°4'13"N

Longitude: -4.3365 / 4°20'11"W

OS Eastings: 254649

OS Northings: 688868

OS Grid: NS546888

Mapcode National: GBR 0W.PHRW

Mapcode Global: WH3N2.CP64

Plus Code: 9C8Q3MC7+59

Entry Name: Mile Post, Buchanan Street, Balfron

Listing Name: Balfron, Buchanan Street, Milepost at 92 Buchanan Street

Listing Date: 30 October 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396519

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49007

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Balfron

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Forth and Endrick

Parish: Balfron

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Mid 19th century. Cast-iron milepost mounted on front wall of 92 Buchanan Street. Flat rectangular post; approximately .75m in height and slightly curved in section. Painted black and white. Bears low relief of hand pointing towards Glasgow. 'GLASGOW ROYAL EXCHANGE 19' in raised letters above; 'BALFRON' below.

Statement of Interest

A rare surviving early milepost. It appears to have been resited in it's present position during the postwar redevelopment of Buchanan Street.

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