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Monument record MDR8631 - 'The Portway' (conjectural route of), through Winster

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

That part of the ancient trackway which passes through the parish of Winster. The track throughout its length is part green lane, minor road or footpath and part out of use, but visible on the ground. The track is thought to originate in prehistoric times and was certainly in use during the Saxon / Medieval period. (1,2). The trackway runs from Milford South of Alport to Mam Tor near Castleton. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Dodd, A & Dodd, E. 1980. Peakland Roads and Trackways.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Dodd, A & Dodd, E. 2000. Peakland Roads & Trackways, 3rd edition. pp 13-17, 44-49.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Taylor, H (PDNPA). 1998. Bank Top Farm, Winster, Bonsall, South Darley, Derbyshire, archaeological survey 1998. p20, illus.



Grid reference Centred SK 23546 60221 (1200m by 2161m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4105

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2015 11:56AM

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