Monument record MDR10161 - Milestone (possible site of), opposite Matlock Golf Club, Chesterfield Road, Matlock Town

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Milestone on the Matlock/Chesterfield road opposite Matlock Golf Course. The stone is leaning considerably. (1) The OS map of 1899 indicates that the stone marked 8 miles to Chesterfield. (2) The stone is 17½ inches wide, 10 inches deep, and has a visible height of 31 inches. It has been repaired in the past. Any lettering is indecipherable. (3) A member of the public reported the milestone as being missing by February 2014. It was not possible to locate the milestone on Google Maps Street View and its current whereabouts is not known [2015]. (4, 5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 16.9, with photo.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXIX.15, 1899.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/MAT/02.
  • <4> Correspondence: Henson, S. 2014. Email regarding milepost opposite Matlock Golf Course, received by HER Officer 18/02/2014. Email.
  • <5> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. http://maps.google.com/. Website viewed 28/04/2015.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 31557 61639 (point)
Civil Parish MATLOCK TOWN, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Record last edited

Aug 20 2015 2:41PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.