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Listed Building record MDR3768 - Birchover - Stocks at site of former village

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

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[SK 240 617] Upper Town is traditionally the original site of Birchover (see SMR 1617). There are stocks by the lane junction, restored in 1951 (1-2) No trace of a former village was seen at Upper Town and "Allen's Croft" was not located. The stocks are at SK 23996175. See G.P.s AO 66/6/1. (3) Village stocks at the junction of Upper Town Land and Clough Lane. The stocks are of wood and iron and are of historic and local interest (4) Photographic record (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Heathcote, J. 1947. Birchover: Its Prehistoric and Druidical Remains. pp.36-37.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: C. Porteous.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 JB 25-MAY-66.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. E12 - 23.11.1970.
  • <5> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection.



Grid reference Centred SK 240 617 (110m by 150m) Centred on

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  • EDR1390

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Record last edited

Nov 6 2023 4:20PM

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