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milestone, Hesket (7)
site name:-   road, Penrith to Carlisle
locality:-   Plumpton
civil parish:-   Penrith (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   milestone
coordinates:-   NY49943635
1Km square:-   NY4936
10Km square:-   NY43

BML98.jpg  Sadly defaced, cast iron pieces gone?
(taken 11.8.2006)  
BML99.jpg  Bench mark on top.
(taken 11.8.2006)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 49 4) 
source data:-   Maps, 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 .. 14 Penrith .. 4"

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
milestone; from Carlisle to Penrith 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

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