This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SE 24 NE WEETON CASTLEY ROAD SE 2677 4692 (north end) 5/99 Sign post at junction with Bradford to Harrogate Road
Sign post. 1743. Gritstone. Approximately 1.20 metres high, square section. Inscriptions: east face - 'The Road To (Br)adford ( ) Miles. 1743' with hand pointing south above. North face - 'The Road To Otley ( ) Miles' with hand above pointing to west, 'The Road to Knaresborough ( ) Miles' with hand pointing east. The post dates from the time when the ford over the River Wharfe at Castley carried the main traffic to Bradford from Harrogate.
It was probably defaced when the ford went out of use, late C19.
Listing NGR: SE2677346945
© Mr Andrew Crompton. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Crompton, Andrew
Rights Holder: Crompton, Andrew
Gritstone (Sandstone), Georgian Signpost, Transport, Road Transport Site
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