Monument record MDR12929 - Milestone near the Holy Trinity Church, South Parade, Matlock Bath
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(Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD to 1900 AD)
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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)
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/MAB/01.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
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SK 2947 5791 (point)
MATLOCK BATH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM
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