Monument record MDR8680 - Milestone, Back Lane, Youlgreave

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

Milestone 800 metres south-west of Conksbury Farmhouse. Grade II listed, dating from the late 18th century. It consists of a stone slab with slightly splayed sides and a saddleback top, inscribed to the east 'To Ashbourne 13 Miles and to the west, in two columns 'To / Miles / Bakewell 2 / ?'; other names are too worn to be legible. (1). Original milestone on the Newhaven to Grindleford turnpike, 1759. (2). Photographic record. (3,4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <2> Personal Observation: Kerr, N. 1996. Pers. Comm..
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1983: 12.8; 3.6-7.
  • <4> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Colour photograph collection. Film. 507.30.
  • <5> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/YOU/01.



Grid reference SK 2026 6506 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jul 21 2011 7:55AM

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