Monument record MDR11884 - Tinker's Stone, Woodhead Road, Tintwistle

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  • None recorded

Full Description

An inscribed stone tablet built into the roadside wall on the south side of the A628 apparently commemorates the destruction of a shelter used by a family of tinkers. The inscription reads "Burned down. Two children burnt to death aged 3 and 5 years. August 17th 1858". (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. E76, 9/6/1977.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 0374 9821 (point)
Civil Parish TINTWISTLE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Nov 22 2017 4:50PM

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