MHG54061 - Milestone, Beasdale Cottages

Summary

A milestone, W of Beasdale Cottages. Distances to Fort William and Arisaig Inn are marked on mapping.

Type and Period (1)

  • MILESTONE (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A milestone, formed from grey granite, is located c.15m to the west of Beasdale Cottages. It is triangular in section and is not inscribed. Although not on the current OS map, it may be depicted in the ‘Popular’ Edition (1929) on which the figure ‘34½’ [miles to Fort William] appears next the cottages. <1>

A milestone is marked at this location on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. Distances to Arisaig Inn and Fort William are marked on the map. <2>


<1> Suddaby, I and White, R, 02/2006, A830 Upgrading - Loch nan Uamh to Arisaig, Lochaber, p.31; Site 70 (Text/Report). SHG22428.


<2> Ordnance Survey, 1873-6, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Inverness-shire (Image/Map). SHG23755.

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference NM 7005 8501 (point)
Map sheet NM78NW

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