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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks
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To identify and record the location of old Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks, Drinking Trough's and/or other type stone, concrete, or iron objects that aided an animal, rider, or passanger to mount or dismount a horse or carriage, that are of historical interest and were in use when a horse was the main form of transportation before the automobile.
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Image for Water Trough - Bradford, UKview gallery

EE0.6 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWater Trough - Bradford, UK

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

This cattle trough is on the pavement near to some steps that lead to Bradford Cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/31/2015

last visited: never

Image for Upping Stone Outside St. James Church – Tong, UKview gallery

SESE6.6 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stone Outside St. James Church – Tong, UK

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

This old Upping Stone was used by people who came to St. James church on horseback or in carriages.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/15/2011

last visited: never

Image for White Wells Upping Stone – Ilkley, UKview gallery

NN14 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWhite Wells Upping Stone – Ilkley, UK

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

This upping stone stands outside White Wells Bath House which was built in 1790.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/11/2011

last visited: 11/23/2013

Image for Upping Stone, Uppermill, UKview gallery

SWSW31.5 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stone, Uppermill, UK

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This upping stone is standing outside the Brownhill Countryside Centre very close to the towpath of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/11/2012

last visited: never

Image for Upping Stones, Worsborough Bridge, South Yorkshire.view gallery

SESE35.9 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stones, Worsborough Bridge, South Yorkshire.

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

Two Upping stones on a bridge over the river Dove.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/17/2011

last visited: 3/17/2011

Image for Upping Stone, St. Peter's Church Tankersley UKview gallery

SESE38.6 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stone, St. Peter's Church Tankersley UK

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

Upping stone and hitch ring.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/14/2011

last visited: 3/14/2011

Image for Upping Stones, Elsecar, South Yorkshire.view gallery

SESE40.4 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stones, Elsecar, South Yorkshire.

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

Upping stones outside Elsecar Heritage Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/16/2011

last visited: 3/16/2011

Image for Troughs in Slaidburn, Lancashireview gallery

NWNW48.6 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksTroughs in Slaidburn, Lancashire

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

There are two troughs here, set in to opposite walls of Church Street in Slaidburn. Dated 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/15/2012

last visited: never

Image for Mounting Block, Yealand Conyers, Lancashireview gallery

NWNW77.2 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMounting Block, Yealand Conyers, Lancashire

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

This mounting block is outside one of the oldest Quaker Meeting Houses, in the village of Yealand Conyers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for Crooklands Hotel Mounting Block, Cumbriaview gallery

NWNW80.1 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCrooklands Hotel Mounting Block, Cumbria

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

This mounting block has some modern decorated milk churns on. Slightly confusing. The stone steps are on the west wall in the outside seating area, next to the busy A65 road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/28/2011

last visited: never

Image for Cavendish Arms Mounting Block, Cartmel, Cumbriaview gallery

NWNW90.3 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCavendish Arms Mounting Block, Cartmel, Cumbria

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This mounting block is outside the Cavendish Arms. All the current pubs in Cartmel have a long history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2011

last visited: never

Image for Mounting Block, Three Greyhounds pub, Great Asbyview gallery

NWNW93 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMounting Block, Three Greyhounds pub, Great Asby

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

This mounting block is outside the village pub, The Three Greyhounds in Great Asby. The pub name probably comes from the coat of arms of the ancient lord of the manor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2011

last visited: never

Image for Baycliffe House Mounting Steps, Cumbriaview gallery

NWNW95.3 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBaycliffe House Mounting Steps, Cumbria

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

This small set of steps are against the wall of Baycliffe House in Baycliff in Cumbria. They lead nowhere and are right next to the gate in to the garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/15/2012

last visited: never

Image for Mounting Steps at Town End Farm, Colthouse, Cumbriaview gallery

NWNW102.8 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMounting Steps at Town End Farm, Colthouse, Cumbria

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

These steps are in slight disrepair outside Town End Farm house, Colthouse. The milk churn platform is elsewhere nearer the main road, and down hill. The location is midway between the stables and the house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2013

last visited: never

Image for Mounting Steps, Croft Courtyard, Clappersgate, Cumbriaview gallery

NWNW105.7 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMounting Steps, Croft Courtyard, Clappersgate, Cumbria

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The cobbled Croft Courtyard used to stable and store the carriages and horses for the main house. These mounting steps are made from local slate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2010

last visited: never

Image for Dixon Ground Water Trough, Coniston, Cumbriaview gallery

NWNW107.2 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksDixon Ground Water Trough, Coniston, Cumbria

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

Dixon Ground is the old farm which lends its name to this area of Coniston. The water trough is on the main route up to Coppermines valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2012

last visited: never

Image for Mounting Block, Front Street, Alston, Cumbria.view gallery

NN121.3 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMounting Block, Front Street, Alston, Cumbria.

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

A four-step mounting block, the last one in Alston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/2/2012

last visited: never

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