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placename:- Gallows Stone
locality:- Gallow Bank
parish Millom parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
stone; gallows
coordinates:- SD17808110
10Km square:- SD18
References OS County Series

1Km square SD1781


Gallows Stone -- Gallow Bank -- Millom -- Cumbria / -- 6.11.2007

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 88)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Stone / Inscribed 'On this spot stood a Gallows the ancient Lords of Millom having exercised Jura Regalia within their Seigniory'

placename:- Gallows Stone
person:- Millom, Lord of
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

hearsay Travellers crossing Duddon Sands came ashore, east, at Gallow Bank, Millom. Here once stood a gallows.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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