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boundary stone, Longsleddale/Whitwell etc
locality:-   boundary, Longsleddale/Whitwell and Selside
locality:-   Longsleddale
civil parish:-   Longsleddale (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Whitwell and Selside (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   boundary stone
locality type:-   parish boundary mark
coordinates:-   NY51800003
1Km square:-   NY5100
10Km square:-   NY50

BIP30.jpg (taken 22.4.2004)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 33 4) 
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
The boundary crosses the road here; it continues south east along the road side for a way. 

evidence:-   map:- OS Six Inch (1956) 
source data:-   Map series, various editions with the national grid, scale about 6 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, scale 1 to 10560 from 1950s to 1960s, then 1 to 10000 from 1960s to 2000s, superseded by print on demand from digital data.

Stone slab in the hedgerow, marked with a vertical line, lettered:-
The present day (2004) civil parish adjoining Longsleddale here is Whitwell and Selside.

When signposts and suchlike were removed during World War II, this boundary stone was removed too. It was placed, face down, over a water tank at Dale End by Geoff Waine. It was only by luck that someone asked him about it after the war so that it was rediscovered.

Waine, Geoff: 28.3.2004: conversation

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