Monument record MDR8703 - Milepost, Axe Edge Moor, Hartington Upper Quarter

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Post medieval cast iron milepost which reads 'Buxton 3 miles' and 'Macclesfield 8¾ miles'. The post is on the 1821 Macclesfield-Buxton turnpike. (1). This cast iron milepost, of circular drum design, lies on the Buxton to Macclesfield 1821 turnpike diversion. It reads 'MACCLD / 8¾ / MILES ' and 'BUXTON / 3 / MILES'. (2) The maker's name 'J. HARRISON. DERBY' is written down the side of the circular post on top of which the circular drum sits. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D185, Pheasey, K H, 08/12/78.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1994. The Goyt Valley, Hartington Upper Quarter, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1994. 148. Feature 251, p 58.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HAU/03.



Grid reference SK 025 712 (point) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3759

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Record last edited

Mar 11 2015 2:21PM

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