Old Milestone by the A596, Low Whinnow

  • Description

    "Metal plate attached to stone post by the A596, in parish of THURSBY (ALLERDALE District), Whinnow, Private farmhouse, on South side of road. Carlisle red stone and curved plate, erected by the Cockermouth & Carlisle turnpike trust in the 19th century. Inscription reads:- CARLISLE 7 MILES WIGTON 4 MILE COCKERMOUTH 19½ MILES Carved benchmark. Milestone Society National ID: CU_CLCMa07." Photo by CF Smith, 2008.
  • Owner

    CF Smith
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5622982
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year ago
    Viewed: 113 times
    Picture Taken: 2008-12-30
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