Monument record MDR7536 - Bobbin milepost, Chesterfield-Buxton Turnpike, Baslow and Bubnell

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Cast-iron milepost bearing irregularly painted letter inscription, 18th century. On the old Chesterfield-Buxton turnpike, junction of the modern A619 and B6012. The milepost is undamaged and probably original. The top section is 13" diameter and apart from the the top 3" which form a continuous band, is divided in to 3 equal segments. The two facing in each direction along the road bear inscriptions, the third does not. The top band also bears an inscription 'London 153'. The post is also circular. One face reads 'Chatsworth 2, Edensor 2, Ashford 4' and the other reads 'Bakewell 3, Sheffield 13, Manchester 35' (1) On 1801 Bakewell-Baslow turnpike (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Riden, P. J.. 1968. Peak Park Treasures: D5. D5.
  • <2> Photograph: PPJPB. Photo PPJPB 7/6a, 7a.
  • <3> Index: PPJPB. Photo PPJPB 507.95-6.



Grid reference Centred SK 251 718 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2016 10:20AM

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