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Old Milestone, by Casterton Grange

This old stone milestone is located on the west side of the A683 close to the entrance to Casterton Grange, to the north of the village of Casterton. It was built for the Sedbergh to Greta Bridge turnpike road, which was established in 1762 (the milestone itself dating from the early 19th century).[1] It is inscribed: "S 9" and  "K.L. l¾" (indicating 9 miles to Sedbergh and l¾ miles to Kirkby Lonsdale), and on base: "CASTERTON". The milestone is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England. Milestone Society National ID: WE_SBKL09.

Casterton Toll Bar Cottage, Casterton Historic Buildings and Monuments in Casterton Civil Parish Milestone
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Milestone near Casterton

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Milestone near Casterton

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
MILESTONE BY THE GRANGE - Casterton - List Entry
- "Milestone. Probably early C19. Painted stone. Semicircular on plan, on square base with broaches. Inscribed: "S:K.L./9:l¾", and on base: "CASTERTON". Set on Sedbergh to Greta Bridge ...

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