Keys to the Past

Milestone, Bede Road, Barnard Castle (Barnard Castle)

Milestone, Bede Road, Barnard Castle  © DCC 2004
Milestone, Bede Road, Barnard Castle © DCC 2004

Milestone, Bede Road   © DCC 2004
Milestone, Bede Road © DCC 2004

Milestone, Bede Road  © DCC 2004
Milestone, Bede Road © DCC 2004

Photograph of wall and Milestone, Bede Road, Barnard Castle 2016
Photograph of wall and Milestone, Bede Road, Barnard Castle 2016

Photograph of right of Milestone, Bede Road, Barnard Castle 2016
Photograph of right of Milestone, Bede Road, Barnard Castle 2016

Photograph of left of Milestone, Bede Road, Barnard Castle 2016
Photograph of left of Milestone, Bede Road, Barnard Castle 2016

This milestone is a Listed Building protected by law. These were commonly erected, sometimes specifically stated to be erected by law, as part of the road systems such as turnpikes. The turnpike here ran from Durham to Bowes (then in the North Riding of Yorkshire). Distances are given for both as the traveller from either would approach them.

Reference number:D36975
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1282873



See also:
Local History of Barnard Castle


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