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Highway District milestone, West Witton

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Milestone, Temple Bank

© YDNPA, 2004, (RS168)

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Highway District milestone, West Witton

Historical Environment Record No: MYD35836

Parish: West Witton

OS Grid Reference: SE030889

Dale: Lower Wensleydale

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Cast iron milepost dating to the late 19th century. White painted with black lettering. Triangular shape, on left face with hand pointing right ‘Leyburn 6 miles’. On right face, hand pointing left ‘Hawes 11 miles’. On triangular top panel ‘Leyburn H.D.’ for Leyburn Highway District.


Lies beside A684 on Temple Bank, 350 metres east of the junction with the B6160 and less than a mile west of Swinithwaite.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Swinithwaite. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.


Viewable from roadside but note that there are no stopping places nearby on this busy road.

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