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place:- milestone, Wigton
site name:- road, Cockermouth to Carlisle
locality:- Wigton
parish Wigton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
milestone; placename sign
coordinates:- NY25884864
10Km square:- NY24

1Km square NY2548

photograph

milestone, Wigton -- road, Cockermouth to Carlisle -- Wigton -- Wigton -- Cumbria / -- Cast iron plate on stone:- -- 'CARLISLE / 11 MILES / WIGTON / COCKERMOUTH / 15 1/2 MILES' -- 27.7.2013

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 29 6)

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.
M.S. Carlisle 11 Cockermouth 15 1/2
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MILESTONE AT NGR NY 25880 48640 (OPPOSITE ACCRINGTON TERRACE) / / A 596 / WIGTON / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72015 / NY2588248640
courtesy of English Heritage
Milestone. Late C18 or early C19 for the Carlisle-Cockermouth Turnpike. Whitewashed red sandstone, cast-iron plate. Rounded-top stone with curved face, plate to front with raised letters CARLISLE 11 MILES, WIGTON, COCKERMOUTH 15 1/2 MILES. Lettering picked out in black.
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY25884864
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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