Monument record MDR7418 - Milestone, Froggatt Edge, Froggatt

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Set at an angle, the milestone reads 'Gleadless 12 Miles' and 'Calver 2 Miles'. (1) On the turnpike road between Gleadless and Calver, originally run by the Greenhill Moor Turnpike Trust, later (from 1825) the Owler Bar Trust. The stone is tilted in the ground, is 18 inches wide, 4½ inches deep and has a visible height of 21 inches. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Fifield, P .C.. 1977. Peak Park Treasure: D109. D109.
  • <2> Photograph: PPJPB. Photo:PPJPB:SMR:507.111. 507.111.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/FRO/01.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 2509 7731 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish FROGGATT, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jul 4 2011 4:20PM

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