Monument record MDR10623 - Milepost between Totley and Owler Bar, Holmesfield

Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

Milepost on the A621 between Totley and Owler Bar. Inscribed 'Baslow 5 miles, Bakewell 9 miles, Sheffield 7 miles'. (1, 2) Milepost of c. 1840 on the east side of the Bakewell to Sheffield road north of Owler Bar. The milepost was moved very slightly to the west in 1970. It was manufactured by Darwin & Co., Sheffield and reads BASLOW / 6 / MILES ; BAKEWELL / 9 / MILES ; SHEFFIELD / 7 / MILES. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Personal Observation: Reynolds, C. 1997. Pers. Comm..
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Colour photograph collection. Film. 516.36.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HOM/01.



Grid reference SK 29624 78524 (point)

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Record last edited

Mar 1 2011 1:21PM

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