Monument record MDR12929 - Milestone near the Holy Trinity Church, South Parade, Matlock Bath

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Milestone, triangular in section with a sloping top, standing against the wall of the Holy Trinity Church at the southern end of Matlock Bath. The sloping top is worn and partly broken, but reads '(L)ONDON / 142 / MILES'; the south face is in two columns headed 'TO' and 'Mi.' under which is 'BAKEWELL - 10 / BUXTON - 22'; the north face is harder to read, but has the same two column headings, under which is 'DERBY - (?)'. (1) The 2nd ed. Ordnance Survey map of c. 1900 indicates that the Derby mileage was 16. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/MAB/01.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 2947 5791 (point)
Civil Parish MATLOCK BATH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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