Monument record MDR7675 - Milepost, Castleton Road, Hope

Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

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)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Pheasey, K H. 1978. Peak Park Treasures: D163.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HOP/02.



Grid reference SK 15954 83412 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2016 3:58PM

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