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Listed Building record MDR12908 - Milepost, Junction of Station Road and the A6, Darley Dale

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  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1800 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost, junction of Station Road and the A6, Darley Dale, an early 19th century structure. This cast iron plate, which is painted white with black lettering, has a shaped top. It reads 'TO / LONDON / 146 MILES'. Below this, the plate is divided by a vertical bar into two halves. One half reads 'BAKEWELL 6.M.', the other 'MATLOCK / 4.M.'. This mileage is actually incorrect and should read 'Matlock 2'. (1) From the National Heritage List for England: '1. DALE ROAD NORTH 1390 DARLEY DALE --------------- Mile Post 4 miles from Matlock SK 26 SE 10/88 II 2. Early C19. A painted cast iron plate with shaped top and lettered "To London 146 miles; Bakewell 6m; Matlock 4m". Listing NGR: SK2755662866.' (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DR/05.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 27556 62866 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 21 2024 5:07PM

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