MHG55418 - North milestone, Dunnet Head


Milestone on B855 road.

Type and Period (1)

  • MILESTONE (Erected, 19th Century - 1831 AD to 1831 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A milestone bearing a cut benchmark and the inscription ‘1 MILE FROM THE LIGHT HOUSE’. The milestone stands at the side of the road to Dunnet Head Lighthouse. The lighthouse was built in 1831 and the road was constructed at the same time. The milestone is likely to date from then.
Information submitted by David Glass for Brough Bay Association <1>

The milestone is shown on the 1:10,850 Ordnance Survey map published 1876 (survey 1873). <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference ND 2046 7546 (point)
Map sheet ND27NW
Civil Parish DUNNET
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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