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Listed Building record MDR7666 - Milepost, Station Road, Hope

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  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1800 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost, Station Road, Hope, an early 19th century structure. Cast iron milepost, painted white with black letters and edging, although the surface condition is poor. It was erected on the Sheffield - Sparrowpit Gate road which was turnpiked in 1758. It records the distances - (West Face) 'CASTLETON / 2 MILES / CHAPEL EN LE / FRITH / 8 MILES' and (East Face) 'SHEFFIELD / 14 MILES / HATHERSAGE / 4 MILES' (1). Photographic record. (2-6) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 18 SE PARISH OF HOPE STATION ROAD 7/84 (South Side) Mile post at SK176834 II Mile post. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular in plan, the upper part cut away in concave curve. Inscribed CASTLETON/2 MILES/CHAPEL EN LE/FRITH/8 MILES SHEFFIELD/14 MILES/HATHERSAGE/4 MILES Listing NGR: SK1751483356.' (7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Index: Pheasey K. 1978. Peak Park Treasures D164. D.164.
  • <2> Photograph: Smith, K. 1991. PPJPB SMR.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 8136.1-2.
  • <4> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 481.21-22.
  • <5> Photograph: Davies, J (PPJPB). 1983. Peak District Treasures. B&W.
  • <6> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HOP/01.
  • <7> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 17514 83356 (point)

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Jan 21 2024 6:45PM

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