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Listed Building record MDR6642 - Milepost, Main Road, Hathersage

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  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1800 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost, Main Road, Hathersage, an early 19th century structure. Cast iron mile post on the south side of Sheffield road. Approximately 1m high and 0.6m wide. The west face reads: 'HATHERSAGE / CASTLETON / 6 MILES / CHAPEL EN LE / FRITH / 12 MILES' and the east face reads: 'SHEFFIELD / 10 MILES'. (1-6) Former Sheffield-Chapel-en-le-Frith turnpike to west of main street before the junction to Bakewell. (7) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 23 81 PARISH OF HATHERSAGE MAIN ROAD 6/36 (South Side) Milepost 20 yards to the south west of the entrance to Hathersage Hall II Milepost.Early C19 Cast iron milepost, triangular in section, with a dished top, and two faces with inscriptions. North east facade reads: 'HATHERSAGE. CASTLETON 6 MILES, CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH 12 MILES'. South west face reads 'SHEFFIELD 10 MILES'. The milepost is associated with the route of the Sheffield to Manchester Turnpike, which was begin in mid C18. Listing NGR: SK2331681584.' (8)

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Index: Davies, J (PPJPB). 1983. Peak Park Treasures D42. D42.
  • <2> Photograph: PPJPB. Black and White.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1993: 493.25a.
  • <4> Photograph: PPJPB. Hathersage, Milestone.
  • <5> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 1993: 7440.1.
  • <6> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HAG/01.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales.
  • <8> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 23316 81584 (point)

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Jan 16 2024 10:11PM

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