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SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 877
 Date Entered 05/05/2015
 Updated on 05/05/2015
 Recorded by Ric Carter
 Category Geographical Record
 Record Type Miscellaneous
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 24/04/2015
 Location Moresdale Road
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid 
 Altitude See below
 Record Name Marker/Boundary Stones
 Record Description Named on the OS Map as "Stony Man or St Andrew's Cross" this Marker Stone at NZ 03201 Bng. 04014 elev. 469m on the Moresdale road bears the inscribed date 1867 (or it could be 1869 - it is not easy to make out the last digit due to erosion) and stands on what is now the Yorkshire/Durham county boundary. A little way off the road to the North (but also on the present county boundary) stands another Marker Stone (also shown on the OS Map but not named) at NZ02974 Bng.04234 elev.487m similarly dated and bearing the inscribed initials "F M". There are numerous cairns and other features to be explored from the Moresdale Road when time and weather permits, although it is a bit of a trudge across the moor from Hurst, or from the Stang Road if approaching from the opposite direction. For the less intrepid, St. Andrew's Cross can just be made out, in good light, on the far horizon to the South East from the vantage point of the public parking area where the county boundaries are signposted on the Stang Road.
 Image 1 ID 6229         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description St Andrew's Cross or on the Moresdale Road, West of Hanging Crag
 Image 2 ID 6230         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description St Andrew's Cross (detail)
 Image 3 ID 6231         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description un-named Stone inscribed "F M"
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