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Milepost At Nn41334/07640

A Category C Listed Building in Trossachs and Teith, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.2347 / 56°14'5"N

Longitude: -4.5614 / 4°33'41"W

OS Eastings: 241333

OS Northings: 707640

OS Grid: NN413076

Mapcode National: GBR 0M.C18M

Mapcode Global: WH3M5.XK27

Plus Code: 9C8Q6CMQ+VC

Entry Name: Milepost At Nn41334/07640

Listing Name: Milepost at NN41334/07640

Listing Date: 4 May 2006

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 398281

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50300

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberfoyle

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Trossachs and Teith

Parish: Aberfoyle

Traditional County: Perthshire

Tagged with: Milestone

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Loch Lomond And Trossachs National Park Planning Authority

This milepost is one of a series of similar markers between Aberfoyle and Stronachlachar. It dates from the later 19th century, when a massive increase in tourism around Aberfoyle, Loch Lomond and Loch Katrine made the road between Aberfoyle and Stronachlachar a popular tourist route. Set in the grass verge edging the road, the post is hollow cast iron, with two angled faces; the column tapers out to a faceted head which has two panels of raised lettering, one reading 'ABERFOYLE 9 MILES', the other 'STRONACHLACHAR 2 ΒΌ MILES'. The post, made by the Grangemouth Iron Works, is painted white with raised detailing picked out in black.

The milepost contributes to the roadscape.

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