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Marker Post (Hilltop)
Marker Post (Hilltop)
Marker Post (Hilltop)
Marker Post (Hilltop)
Marker Post (Hilltop)
Marker Post (Hilltop)

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Made from wood with ceramic tiles inset, 'Hill Top' is one of four Marker Posts identifying and sited in four outlying yet distinct areas surrounding, but still part of, the village of Eggleston, often regarded as the gateway to Upper Teesdale. The first two markers, at 'Folly Top' and 'Hill Top', are on the heights which bracket the village, while the other two, 'Blackton' and 'Egglesburn' are farther afield. The posts each have two of their four sides showing local points of interest illustrated on a series of ceramic tiles made by villagers in dedicated workshops.
Title

Marker Post (Hilltop)

Medium

wood & ceramic

Measurements

H 210 x W 22 x D 23 cm

Accession number

DL14_EV_S016

Acquisition method

commissioned by Eggleston Parish Council

Work type

Sign or marker

Owner

Eggleston Parish Council

Custodian

Eggleston Parish Council

Work status

extant

Access

at all times

Inscription description

ceramic tiles inset vertically read: HILL TOP; a square ceramic tile at the bottom of the front of the post reads: In the / Parish of / EGGLESTON

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Located at

B6278, Eggleston

DL12 0AS

Sited on the grass verge, visible from the road.