Monument record MDR12471 - Manchester to Salters Brook turnpike road, through Tintwistle

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Full Description

The road from Manchester into Yorkshire was turnpiked in two stages, the first stage, Manchester to Salters Brook, being authorised in 1732. The name 'Salterbroke' may date back to at least the reign of Henry VIII, and indicates that the route was one of the saltways leading east from the Cheshire wiches. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Article in serial: Crump, W B. 1940. 'Saltways from the Cheshire wiches', Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society. Volume 54. p 132.



Grid reference Centred SK 0800 9950 (12621m by 3555m)

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Record last edited

Nov 22 2017 4:50PM

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