Monument record MDR8640 - Milestone, north-east of White Meadow, Ballidon

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD to 1850 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

Grade II listed milestone, late 18th century in date and constructed of gritstone with a semi-circular top. Inscribed: 'To ASHBOURNE / 5 / MILES, To / BAKEWELL / 12 / MILES'. (1). The milestone stood on the Ashbourne-Bakewell turnpike road and is a painted ashlar sandstone block with a shaped top. In August 1983 it was described as being in need of restoration. (2). Photographic record. (3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D290.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 24.4.
  • <4> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/BAL/01.



Grid reference SK 2071 5391 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jun 28 2011 9:11AM

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