The Sowerby Ramble is not one of the Milestone Society’s Heritage Walks, though perhaps it could be. Rather it was a peculiar sub-district of Sowerby …
About Milestones and Waymarkers
We use the term waymarker to cover a wide variety of different stones, posts,, plates and signs generally that tell the traveller where he or she is, or is going to, or which direction to follow when a choice of routes presents itself.
The articles that follow on this and successive pages are a random selection, but if you want something more specific, click on the links here or under Categories at the bottom of the page.
Other waymarkers: many other stones and posts can be found on our roadsides and elsewhere.
Roads and travel: there are also some more general articles here on road history.
RWH / updated June 2020
The River Tees was the traditional boundary between the North Riding of Yorkshire and County Durham. Local government boundaries in the 20th century have changed …