Monument record MDR11609 - Derby to Hurdlow (via Ashbourne) Turnpike Road, Derbyshire Dales, Amber Valley and Derby

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Full Description

An Act of Parliament of 1738 sanctioned a road from Derby through Ashbourne to Hurdlow using Spend Lane, from where the Roman road continued to be used to Buxton, as it is now, thus avoiding the steep gradient at Brassington. (1) Spend Lane and Gag Lane, the steep and narrow gated road from the Dog and Partridge Inn, SK 165505, to the old tollhouse near the New Inns Hotel, SK 158544, is an interesting relic of the old turnpike from Ashbourne to Buxton. It was bypassed by the present direct route from Sandybrook in about 1805. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Radley, J & Penny, S. 1972. 'The turnpike roads of the Peak District', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 92, pp 93-109. p 95.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Nixon, F. 1969. The Industrial Archaeology of Derbyshire. p 282.

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Grid reference Centred SK 17969 46657 (21991m by 29715m)
Civil Parish BRAILSFORD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish EATON AND ALSOP, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Local Authority DERBY, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish HARTINGTON MIDDLE QUARTER, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish HARTINGTON NETHER QUARTER, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish HARTINGTON TOWN QUARTER, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish MAPLETON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish MONYASH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish NEWTON GRANGE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish OFFCOTE AND UNDERWOOD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish OSMASTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish SHIRLEY, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish THORPE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish TISSINGTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish YELDERSLEY, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish KIRK LANGLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish MACKWORTH, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish ASHBOURNE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Dec 11 2019 2:45PM

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