Thursday 16 October 2014

Painted Milepost at Swains Valley

I showed you the Sustrans milepost on National Cycle Network Route #62 and Trans Pennine Trail at Swains Valley shortly after it was erected in May 2014.

This is how it looks now that it has been painted.

1000 Millennium cast iron mileposts were funded by the Royal Bank of Scotland to mark the creation of the National Cycle Network, and are found along the cycle routes through the UK.

There are four different types of posts, "Fossil Tree" by John Mills, "The Cockerel" by Iain McColl, Rowe Type by Andrew Rowe, and "Tracks" by David Dudgeon. The four artists are from each country of the UK though all posts can be found in all four countries.

For some close-up views see Hyde DP Xtra.

A contribution to signs, signs.


  1. Quite a poem, and I like the colours.

  2. Like it, makes a change from some of the plain black ones

  3. These posts are great. Tom The Backroads Traveller

  4. I really like this one, reminds me of a totem pole!