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Milepost at Nn41967/06185

A Category C Listed Building in Trossachs and Teith, Stirling

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2219 / 56°13'18"N

Longitude: -4.5503 / 4°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 241966

OS Northings: 706184

OS Grid: NN419061

Mapcode National: GBR 0M.CXCH

Mapcode Global: WH3M6.2WF3

Entry Name: Milepost at Nn41967/06185

Listing Date: 4 May 2006

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 398282

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50301

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberfoyle

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Trossachs and Teith

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

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 8 MILES', the other 'STRONACHLACHAR 3 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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