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Latitude: 56.1814 / 56°10'53"N
Longitude: -4.4105 / 4°24'37"W
OS Eastings: 250480
OS Northings: 701369
OS Grid: NN504013
Mapcode National: GBR 0S.GK57
Mapcode Global: WH3MG.7W1M
Plus Code: 9C8Q5HJQ+HR
Entry Name: Milepost At Nn50481/01369
Listing Name: Milepost at Nn50481/01369
Listing Date: 4 May 2006
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 398286
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50305
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Trossachs and Teith
Traditional County: Perthshire
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 1 MILE', the other 'STRONACHLACHAR 10 ¼ 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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