Photograph of meer stone 6 - Grassington Moor

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Location: Midway between Sarah's Mine and Old Moss Mine, in the marsh.

Latitude: 54.100393 Longitude: -1.947467

NGR: SE 03533 67170

Inscription: P W OVEREND & Co

This stone marks the north-western corner of the 10 meers leased to P.W. Overend & Co which appears as "Overing & c" on the Brailsford survey of 1781. The N of Overend is reversed. A drawing of the inscription appears in Arthur Raistrick's paper The Founders' Meer in the NCMRS 1962-1963 Transactions (see references). The death of Peter Wilson Overend at the age of 81, is recorded in the 1805 Linton Parish register.