mile post

Maker
Ure
Description
Triangular pedestal type cast iron mile marker. "CAMPBn/ 25/ MILES" on the right and "TARBERT/ 13/ MILES" on the left. The base has "BONNYBRIDGE FOUNDRY" cast onto it. This had been painted white with black lettering, but the paint was removed during conservation.
See a772 p.236 for the catalogue entry in 1890. At which date they cost 31/6 plus three quarters of a penny for each letter and figure on the direction plates. See e-file for exhibition label.
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Department
Maker
Ure
Signature & date
moulding:side 1:"CAMPBN/ 25/ MILES"
moulding:side 2:"TARBERT/ 13/ MILES"
moulding:base:"BONNYBRIDGE FOUNDRY"
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Accession number
2003-045-001

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