Monument record MDR10047 - Guidestone, Cote Hilloc, Northwood

Type and Period (1)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Guidestone hidden behind a wall outside the Northwood Club, beside the brook. (1) Stoop built into a wall on the left-hand side of Northwood Lane, opposite a lorry and trailer depot. It is mortared between an old wall and a newer wall in front of a storage building. Its original position was just a few yards to the south at the junction of the lane (Cote Hilloc) with Northwood Lane. The stoop is gritstone, dimensions 28cm x 38cm and 91cm visible height. Routes are to Chesterfield, Matlock and Bakewell, the Bakewell road having a hand inscribed below it. (2) The newer wall referred to above has been removed, so that the guide stoop is now more visible. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 16.24, 1989, with photos.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Smith, H. 1996. Guide Stoops of Derbyshire. pp 88-89, illust..
  • <3> Personal Observation: Stroud, G. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc.. Site visit, 13/10/04.



Grid reference Centred SK 26314 64728 (1m by 1m)

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Record last edited

Mar 23 2021 9:08AM

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