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Listed Building record MDR8691 - Milepost, A6187, Grindleford

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  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1800 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost, A6187, Grindleford, an early 19th century structure. Cast iron triangular milepost on the east side of the Chapel - Sheffield turnpike road. It has two inscribed faces, one reading 'SHEFFIELD / 8 MILES', the other 'HATHERSAGE / 2 MILES / CASTLETON / 3 MILES / CHAPEL EN LE / FRITH / 14 MILES'. Photographic record. (1) In November 2002 the milepost had a visible height of 34 inches and a width of 28 inches. Each face measured 17 inches. The milepost was painted white with black lettering. (2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 28 SE PARISH OF HATHERSAGE SHEFFIELD ROAD 3/57 Mile post 800 yards to the south west of Burbage Bridge II Mile post. Early C19.cast iron mile post, triangular in section with a dished top, and two faces with inscriptions. North east face reads 'HATHERSAGE 2 MILES, CASTLETON 8 MILES, CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH 12 MILES'. South west face reads 'SHEFFIELD 8 MILES'. The mile post is associated with the route of the Sheffield to Manchester Turnpike, which was begun in mid c18. Listing NGR: SK2556180280.' (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 507.22-24.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY?/GRI/04.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 25561 80280 (point) Approximate

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Record last edited

Jan 21 2024 4:51PM

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