Monument record MDR13120 - Guide stone, Alport Lane, Alport Height, Ashleyhay

Type and Period (1)

  • (Stuart - 1710 AD to 1710 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

An old guide stone inscribed 'DARBY ASHBORN 1710'. The guide stone was erected following an Act of Parliament passed in 1702. Only about 20 of these early 18th century guide stones still exist in the county. The guide stone is situated in front of the Alport Stone [see SMR 16509], at the top of a track running in to the old quarry. The site is owned by the National Trust, and the stone was in good condition in 1978. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 16.1, with photos.



Grid reference Centred SK 3035 5157 (11m by 15m)

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Record last edited

Jun 29 2015 11:17AM

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