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Monument record MDR12636 - Former routeway running north from Main Street, Hopton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The 1st ed. 1" OS map of c. 1936 shows a narrow road or track running south from the Brassington-Wirksworth road to the north (although it is not shown on Sanderson's map of 1835). The 1st ed. 25" OS map of c. 1880 shows a track running along part of the route, although its course in the central section is uncertain. A track still runs through Stone Dene wood. As the route leaves the southern end of the woodland it continues as a hollow way down the eastern side of the field before arriving at Main Street, Hopton. (1-3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: David & Charles edition, Sheet 34. 1840. OS 1" map, Stafford. Surveyed 1836-1839, with later revisions.. 1" to the mile.
  • <2> Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).



Grid reference Centred SK 2562 5378 (456m by 1286m)

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Record last edited

Oct 17 2014 3:44PM

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