MHG54061 - Milestone, Beasdale Cottages
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)
- None recorded
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.
|Grid reference||NM 7005 8501 (point)|
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