Monument record MDR8704 - Milepost, Macclesfield Main Road, Hartington Upper Quarter
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(Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
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Post medieval cast-iron milepost which reads 'Buxton 2 miles' and 'Macclesfield 9 ¾ miles'. In 1978 it was very rusty and in need of repair. The post is on the Macclesfield-Buxton 1821 turnpike. (1).
Cast iron milepost comprising a circular drum on a circular post. The maker's name is on the latter, but is now  buried. One side of the drum reads 'BUXTON / 2 / MILES', the other 'MACCLd / 9¾ / MILES'. (2)
Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D186, Pheasey, K H, 08/12/78.
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HAU/02.
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SK 033 720 (point) (Approximate)
HARTINGTON UPPER QUARTER, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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Nov 27 2015 3:39PM
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