Photograph of meer stone 28 - Grassington Moor

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Location: Some 80 metres from the Turf Pit track junction, at a bearing of 285°.

Latitude: 54.103237 Longitude: -1.960019

NGR: SE 02712 67486

Inscription: SUMMERS & CO FOUNDR

A 1m square stone lying on its back, alongside Meer Stone 27. A founder stone, this marks the south-west corner of the 6 meer lease held by Summers and Company, and shown on the 1781 Brailsford survey. The 'S' and 'N' are carved in mirror script. A drawing of the stone may be found on page 3 in The Mines of Grassington Moor (see references). A Ralph Summers, 'miner agent', was buried at Linton in May 1792.