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B940 Milestone - Pitscottie, Fife.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa
N 56° 18.162 W 002° 56.367
30V E 503746 N 6239771
Quick Description: Milestone with cast-iron cap, just south of the Fife village of Pitscottie on the B940.
Location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/16/2019 10:33:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM10CZW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:

This milestone is situated on the B940 in the Kingdom of Fife a few hundred yards to the south of the village of Pitscottie. It lies on the eastern verge of the road and is almost sunk beneath the grass with mostly the cap just visible.

Like most of the milestones in Fife it is of whinstone with a cast-iron cap denoting the place names in black abbreviated cursive script lettering. The places listed are, to the south, Peat Inn, Kilrenny, and Elie. To the north, Cupar, Osnaburgh (the old name for the village of Dairsie), and Newport-on-Tay.

Condition: Worn

Material: Stone

Inscription:
Pt.Inn 3 Kil.r 9 Elie 10 5/8 Cupar 3 1/2 Osnab.h 3 3/8 Newport 11 1/2


Name of road: B940

Date placed: Not listed

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