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Monument record MDR12739 - Milestone, Market Street, Whaley Bridge

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Mid 20th Century - 1800 AD? to 1950 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A milestone is incorporated into the south end of the west parapet of a bridge over the River Goyt in Whaley Bridge. The photographs attached to the County Treasure record show the stone to be inscribed BUXTON / 7 MILES / STOCKPORT / 10 MILES / DISLEY / 4 MILES. (1) According to the 1st ed. 25" OS map, the milestone showed distances to London 166, Manchester 17 and Buxton 7. (2) The 2nd and 3rd editions only record the Manchester and Buxton distances. (3, 4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 16.1, with photos.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).



Grid reference SK 0119 8131 (point)

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Record last edited

Mar 2 2015 1:59PM

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