Standing Stone (SE 0856 1677), Longwood

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  • location: junction of Standing Stone Road (now Nettleton Hill Road) and Slaith Gate (now Round Ings Road), Longwood
  • status: still exists
  • category: standing stone or guide stoop

A standing stone that gave Standing Stone Road its name.

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 29 September 1978
  • listing entry number 1228187

NETTLETON HILL ROAD. Nettleton Hill. Standing Stone at junction with School Lane and Round Ings Road.

Inscribed on east face:

Mr John Haigh: a[nd] Abraham Hall: Sir[veyors] 1756

and on west face directing hands are inscribed, with the following directions:

Rippond[en] 3 Mile[s]
Hallifax 4 Mile[s]
Slaighwai[te] 2 Mil[es]


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