WEBSITES

Milestone Society: https://www.milestonesociety.co.uk/

Milestone Society Links: https://www.milestonesociety.co.uk/links/

Listed buildings: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing

A Vision of Britain through time: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/

LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETIES IN YORKSHIRE

Bingley and District Local History Society

Bradford Historical and Antiquarian Society

Halifax AntIquarian Society

Hebden Bridge Local History Society

Huddersfield & District Archaeological Society

Huddersfield Local History Society

Marsden History Society

Ryburn Valley History Society

Spen Valley Historical Society

Saddleworth Historical Society

Wakefield Historical Society

Note to local history societies: please contact us if you would like a link on this page.

OTHER WEBSITES WITH MILESTONE INFORMATION AND PICTURES

GEOCACHES NEAR MILESTONES OR TOLLHOUSES  Geocachers hunt for secret caches around the countryside (and world) by solving intriguing clues – and some clues involve milestones, guide stoops or tollhouses. The site lists a number of such caches.And there are Milestone Society trackables at large!

Highway Hazel’s Flickr pages: Milestones and tollhouses (mostly West Yorkshire)

Tollhouse Alan’s Flickr pages: Boundary stones and markers

Tollhouse Alan’s Flickr pages: Milestones and Waymarkers

Invstigating Heritage on your Doorstep: Historic Environment Scotland has produced a superb guide to exploring your surroundings, aimed at teachers but fascinating material for anyone, particularly those who have children or grandchildren. Beautifully illustrated, it offers inspiration and practical advice, with stimulating discussion topics and projects, suitable for inner cities as well as grand environments. This is a large file, 5.7MB, and can be downloaded at https://www.historicenvironment.scot/archives-and-research/publications/publication/?publicationId=9d3f5541-8a28-4275-9e10-a58600ed6058.

Other local history sites (not related to societies listed above:
Calderdale: https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/wtw/index.html

Huddersfield: https://huddersfield.exposed/wiki/Welcome

JHS / updated June 2020