Tyne and Wear HER(4625): Bensham, A692, Bensham Road, milestone - Details
Bensham, A692, Bensham Road, milestone
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This prism-shaped sandstone milestone, originally part of the Lobley Hill and Burnstones Turnpike, is possibly late 18th century in origin. It indicates 22 miles to W(olsingham).
<< HER 4625 >> I. Ayris & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p 32; Milestone Sociey National ID Number DU_GHWH01; Milestone Society Survey 18 March 2004, Surveyor Iain A Davison