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Listed Building record MDR6733 - Milestone near Junction of Farnsley Lane and A623, Stoney Middleton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1840 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milestone near junction of Farnsley Lane and A623, Stoney Middleton, erected c1840. 'Milestone, constructed of stone with a triangular cross section and standing 0.45m high. Situated on the A623, the 1759 Chesterfield-Hernstone Turnpike, west of Stoney Middleton, next to the quarry turning.' (1-2) 'Listed milestone of c1840. Gritstone slab with slightly splayed sides and a curved top. It has inscriptions on either side; that to the east reads 'TO TIDESWELL / MILES /1, CHAPEL / 11, MANCHESTER / 31', that to west reads 'TO CHESTERFIELD / 12 MILES'.' (3) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 27 NW PARISH OF EYAM MIDDLETON DALE 4/61 (South Side) Milestone near exit of Farnsley Lane (SK211758) II Milestone. c1840. Gritstone. Stone slab with slightly splayed sides and curved top. Inscriptions either side, that to east 'TO TIDESWELL/ MILES/1, CHAPEL/11, MANCHESTER/31', that to west 'TO CHESTERFIELD /12 MILES'. Listing NGR: SK2104375835.' (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: Fifield, P. W.. Peak Park Treasures D53. D53.
  • <2> Photograph: PPJPB. Eyam Milestone.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Department of the Environment. 1984. DOE(HHR) Dist of W Derby Eyam CP Oct 1984 30.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 21043 75835 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 3 2024 11:41PM

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