Monument record MDR6733 - Milestone near Farnsley Lane, Middleton Lane, Stoney Middleton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1830 AD to 1850 AD)

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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) 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) The 2nd ed. 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1900 indicates that the distance to Tideswell, as shown on the milestone, is 4 miles

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <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.



Grid reference SK 2104 7583 (point)

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Record last edited

Dec 3 2012 2:26PM

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