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Monument record MDR8695 - Boundary marker, Beeley Moor, Beeley

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Beeley-Brampton boundary, just north of the roadside wall. The stone is reclining and can be seen by looking over the wall. It is inscribed: 'BP - BB - 1856' . Photographic record. (1) This stone lies adjacent to the roadside wall, on the moor side. It is a dressed gritstone pillar with rounded top which has been re-erected recently. The side facing the road is inscribed D / B B / 1856. the left hand 'B' is reversed. D stands for Derbyshire, the Bs for Beeley and Brampton. The stone marks the boundary between Beeley and Brampton parishes (previously townships/liberties until 1868) and the stone was added to a pre-existing boundary line in 1856. There are further stones on the same line, some of which are earlier. Two of the stones on the moor, associated with the boundaries of Beeley, Baslow and/or Brampton are also dated 1856. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 17.3-4.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1998. The Chatsworth Estate Historic Landscape Survey, Chatsworth Moorlands: Archaeological Survey 1997-8. p 98, feature 17.14.



Grid reference SK 306 684 (point) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3856

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Record last edited

Apr 9 2015 9:21AM

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