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Monument record MDR12942 - Milestone, Chapel Road, Whaley Bridge

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Milestone on the south side of Chapel Road, to the east of Whaley Bridge. One side of the stone reads 'TO / STOCKPORT / 11 MILES / MANCHESTER / 18 / MILES'; the other side is damaged, with the outer surface having broken away. (1) The milestone is marked on the 1st ed. 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880 and annotated 'Chapel en le Frith 2, Chesterfield 25'. The 2nd and 3rd editions have 'Stockport 11, Chapel en le Frith 2'. (2-4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/WHA/03.
  • <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 0191 8036 (point)

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Record last edited

Jun 29 2016 4:45PM

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