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place:- milestone, Shap
site name:- road, Shap to Penrith
parish Shap parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
milestone
coordinates:- NY56081627
10Km square:- NY51
References OS 2000s Explorer

1Km square NY5616

photograph

milestone, Shap -- road, Shap to Penrith -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- Cast iron:- -- 'SHAP 1 MILE / 1825 / PENRITH 9 1/2 MILES' -- 12.3.2010
photograph

milestone, Shap -- road, Shap to Penrith -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- 'PENRITH 9 1/2 MILES' -- 12.3.2010

source:- OS County Series (Wmd 14)

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. PENRITH 9 1/2 SHAP 1
date:- 1860=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MILEPOST 350 YARDS SOUTH OF TURN TO SLEAGILL / / A6 / SHAP / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74156 / NY5608916283
courtesy of English Heritage
Milepost, dated 1825, for Heron Syke Turnpike Trust. Oval foundry mark on top centre: T. WINDER GATEBECK FOUNDRY. Cast-iron c.3 ft high. 3 concave sides with ogee domical top. Separate plates giving town names and distances in raised letters are fastened to sides of main casting. Left: SHAP 1 MILE. Date to centre. Right: PENRITH 9 1/2 MILES. Painted white with lettering, foundry mark, and top edges picked out in black.
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY56081628
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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