Monument record MDR7666 - Milepost, Station Road, Hope

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

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. (2-5)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <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.



Grid reference SK 1751 8335 (point)

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Record last edited

Sep 16 2015 11:36AM

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