Monument record MDR7648 - Milepost, Ashford Road, Hassop

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

Cast-iron milepost situated on Chesterfield to Ashbourne Turnpike of 1812. (1). Mile Post at OS 226703. Grade II listed cast iron mile post, dating from the early 19th century. Circular shaft rising to a cylinder with moulded top and divided into panels by bead mouldings. Inscribed in embossed lettering LONDON. The rest of the information was painted on and is now illegible. On the Chesterfield to Ashford turnpike of 1812. (3,4). The 1st ed. 25" Ordnance Survey map reads 'London 151, Buxton 12, Chesterfield 11'. (5)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Index: Fifield, P W. 1977. Peak Park Treasures: D107. D107.
  • <2> Photograph: PPJPB. 1983. Milepost 7318 7/2a 7/3a.
  • <3> Index: Department of the Environment. 1987. DOE Listed Buildings 1987 2/140. 2/140.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J and H Taylor (PDNPA). 2000. The Chatsworth Estate Historic Landscape Survey, Chatsworth Inbye Land: Archaeological Survey 1999-2000. No.40.20, p145.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <6> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HAS/01.



Grid reference SK 2267 7032 (point) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3857

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Record last edited

Apr 9 2015 9:40AM

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