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Roman milestone near Spitals Farm


There is Roman milestone near Spitals Farm, on the side of the old A66 road between the villages of Kirkby Thore and Temple Sowerby in Cumbria. The milestone, carved from red sandstone, stands to a height of about 1.3m, is believed to stand in its original location. The milestone stands on the parish boundary between Temple Sowerby and Kirkby Thore - provides an illustration of the influence of the Romans on modern administrative boundaries.[1] This is a Scheduled Monument.

Kirkby Thore Historic Buildings and Monuments in Temple Sowerby Temple Sowerby Roman Period (43 to 409 AD) Historic Buildings and Monuments in Kirkby Thore Scheduled Monument
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Old Roman Milestone, south east of Temple Sowerby

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Roman Milestone on A66

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Roman milestone in railing enclosure

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The Roman milestone alongside the former A66

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Roman milestone, 180m north west of Spitals
- "....Roman milestone, 180m north west of Spitals is rare nationally as it is believed to still stand in its original position. The monument is representative of its period and provides ...

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List number: 1007172
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: NY6199026444

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