Monument record MDR8639 - Milestone on the B5056, Bradbourne

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Stone milestone, white-painted with black lettering. Inscription "To Ashbourne 4 miles" and "To Bakewell 13 miles". On the west side of the Ashbourne-Bakewell Road. The milestone would have stood on the 1811 Fenny Bentley-Hadden Turnpike. In August 1983, it was described as uprooted and lying in the grass. (1) Photographic record. (2) Dated as 18th century. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D173.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 24.5.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales. p 12.



Grid reference SK 2001 5255 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Nov 28 2014 2:52PM

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