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Listed Building record MDR8575 - Milestone, Snake Road, Hope Woodlands

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  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1828 AD to 2050 AD)

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Milestone, Snake Road, Hope Woodlands, erected in 1828. 'Milestone. Triangular in cross-section, c. 1m high. Two inscribed sides, one reading "SHEFF" with "17" below; the other reads "MANC" with "21" below. The milestone is in the same series as SMRs 8259, 8260, 8263, 8264. All are on Telford's 1818 Sheffield to Glossop Turnpike (1-4). From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 19 SW PARISH OF HOPE WOODLANDS SNAKE ROAD 11/19 (South Side) Milestone II Milestone. 1828. Gritstone, triangular in plan. Inscribed MANC/21, SHEFF/17. The Snake Pass was a toll road sanctioned by Act of Parliament in 1818 and opened in 1821, Thomas Telford engineer. Listing NGR: SK1126190522.' (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D97.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 16: 24A.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Colour photograph collection. Film. 507: 89-90.
  • <4> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HOW/05.
  • <5> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 11261 90522 (point)

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Jan 4 2024 12:39AM

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