Monument record MDR10241 - Milestone on Darley Road, Stone Edge, Ashover

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Turnpike milestone marking 5 miles from Chesterfield and 4 miles from Rowsley as shown on late 19th century OS maps. (1, 2) On the 3rd edition OS map of the early 20th century the milestone is marked as defaced. (3) Milestone on the old Chesterfield-Rowsley turnpike at Stanedge. Made of millstone grit, probably original. The inscription is illegible. 32" high. (4-6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXIV.16.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXIV.16, 1898.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). Sheet XXIV.16.
  • <4> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 16.12, with photo.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 2000. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. Part V. North East Derbyshire. P.24.
  • <6> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/ASV/02.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 32370 66822 (point)
Civil Parish ASHOVER, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Feb 15 2011 3:22PM

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