Waymarker, Blakey Ridge

An 18th-century guidestone, a short way off the Blakey Ridge road near Hutton-le-hole. The ditch is probably the old holloway, parallel to the modern tarmac, which is just visible between the two trees. Three faces are inscribed:

The west face is obviously the “Road to Kirbymoorside”:

RoAd:
to:Kirb
y:Moor
side:

The east face is a little harder to read, the “Road to Pickering or Malton”

Road
to:Pic
Krin:o
r:Mal
ton:

Finally, the north side faces Guisborough:

Road
:to:
Gis
bro
ugh

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