Post medieval milepost set against the wall of Veinbutt Villas, to the west of Hope. It is cast-iron, in good condition, and painted white with black lettering. The west face reads 'SHEFFIELD / 15 MILES / HATHERSAGE / 5 MILES' and the east face reads 'CASTLETON / 1 MILE / CHAPEL EN LE / FRITH / 7 MILES'. The milepost is on the 1758 Sheffield-Sparrowpit Gate turnpike road. (1, 2)
Index: Pheasey, K H. 1978. Peak Park Treasures: D163.
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HOP/02.
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SK 15954 83412 (point)
HOPE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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