Stainforth parish boundary stone MYD35675 (c) YDNPA, 2023
An early 19th century parish boundary stone made from a single slab of local slate. It is about 1 metre high with the upper edge carved into a triangular point. It is inscribed “GIGGLESWICK STAINFORTH” separated by a vertical line. It resembles the more common form in the area composed of two separated but adjacent angle-topped slate slabs.
Stainforth History Group (2001) Stainforth. Stepping Stones Through History. Stainforth: Stainforth History Group
Location From Giggleswick take Stackhouse Lane north (signed to Stackhouse and Little Stainforth). Stone lies on left hand side of road after 2 1/2 miles, just after a public footpath ladder stile.
Public Transport Details Nearest town/village: Giggleswick or Settle station. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.
Accessibility Viewable from roadside.