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place:- milestone, Shap (2)
site name:- road, Kendal to Shap
locality:- Shap
parish Shap parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
milestone
coordinates:- NY56441471
10Km square:- NY51

1Km square NY5614

photograph

milestone, Shap (2) -- road, Kendal to Shap -- Shap -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- Cast iron:- -- 'SHAP / 1825 / KENDAL 16 MILES' -- 30.7.2007
photograph

milestone, Shap (2) -- road, Kendal to Shap -- Shap -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- The stone behind could be an earlier milestone. -- 4.7.2008

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. KENDAL 16
date:- 1860=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MILEPOST ON ROADSIDE TO EAST OF CROFT HOUSE / / MAIN STREET / SHAP / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74176 / NY5644014719
courtesy of English Heritage
Milepost, dated 1825, for Heron Syke Turnpike Trust. Oval foundry mark on top centre: T. WINDER GATEBECK FOUNDRY. Cast-iron fastened back to stone block; 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. Date to centre. Right: KENDAL 16 MILES. Painted white with lettering, foundry mark, and top edges picked out in black.

placename:- Milepost on Roadside to East of Croft House
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY56441471
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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