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Old Milestone, Bothel


This old milestone in Bothel was originally erected in the early 19th century for the Carlisle Cockermouth Turnpike Trust. The Carlisle-Cockermouth toll road (later the old A595) is notable for its milestones; 19 of which remain and are said to be the longest series of milestones in Cumbria. The milestone is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England. Milestone Society National ID: CU_CLCM18.[1]

CARLISLE 18 MILES
WIGTON 8 MILES
COCKERMOUTH 7½ MILES
Bothel Historic Buildings and Monuments in Bothel and Threapland Milestone
from Geograph (geograph)
Old Milestone by the former A595 in Bothel

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from https://historicengland.org...
MILESTONE ON WEST SIDE OF FORMER A595 - Bothel - List Entry
- "Milestone. Late C18 or early C19 for the Carlisle-Cockermouth Turnpike. Red sandstone, cast-iron plate. Rounded-top stone with curved face, plate to front with raised letters CARLISLE 18 MILES, WIGTON 8 ...

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List number: 1144468
List grade: 2
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: NY1814839020

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