MILESTONE AT SE 0156 6320

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1132141

Date first listed: 23-Jun-1989

Statutory Address: MILESTONE AT SE 0156 6320, B 6265

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MILESTONE AT SE 0156 6320, B 6265

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven (District Authority)

Parish: Grassington

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

National Grid Reference: SE 01564 63201

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

GRASSINGTON B6265 SE 06 SW (south side) 5/9 Milestone at SE 0156 6320 II Milestone. 1787. By William Tomlin for the Turnpike Trust. Sandstone. Approximately 60 centimetres high, buried in a hedge bank, triangular in section, the left face inscribed " P ", the right face inscribed ? 10 M " G ". The top and front edge badly damaged. An Act of Parliament for - M construction of a turnpike road between Wetherby and Grassington was passed in 1758. An amendment after 1779 separated the Pateley Bridge to Grassington section, the two towns being the principal markets for the lead miners of the Grassington - Greenhow area. Expenses accounts of the trustees record that in January 1787 they paid William Tomlin £3-9-0 for cutting, dressing, lettering and setting 10 milestones from Pateley Bridge to Grassington. A. Raistrick, Old Yorkshire Dales, 1967, pll7.

Listing NGR: SE0156463201

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 324763

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Raistrick, A, Buildings in the Yorkshire Dales117

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