Milestone (YW XMELb), junction of Thick Hollins Road & Wilshaw Road, Meltham

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  • location: junction of Thick Hollins Road & Wilshaw Road, Meltham
  • status: still exists
  • category: roadside feature

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 24 January 1984
  • listing entry number 1184090

THICK HOLLINS ROAD (Meltham). Guide stoop, junction with Wilshaw Road. Milestone. Dated 1761. Tall stone post with rounded top inscribed on three sides: "Marsden Penis(tone) Holmfirth 4 miles (1) 1 Miles (2) Miles" with very 1761 (very faint) faint pointing gloved hand. The stone is on the old cross-valley route linking the upper reaches of the Colne Valley with the upper reaches of the Don Valley, via the Holme Valley.

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