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Listed Building record MDR8724 - Milepost, Northwest of Coldwall Farm, Chapel en le Frith

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

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Milepost, northwest of Coldwall Farm, Chapel en le Frith, an early 19th century structure. 'Cast-iron milepost, painted white with black lettering. Reads: 'Chapel en le Frith 2 Miles' and 'Sheffield 20 Miles, Hathersage 10 Miles, Castleton 4 Miles'. The post is on the 1812 diversion of Sheffield - Chapel turnpike.' (1-3) Photographic record. (2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 08 SE TOWN OF CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH SHEFFIELD ROAD 4/57 (South Side) Milepost 230 metres from Rushup Lane Junction II Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular section milepost, standing approximately 3 feet high, with pointed arched top and curving top panel. East side inscribed 'CHAPEL EN LE FRITH 2 MILES', West Side inscribed 'SHEFFIELD 20 MILES, HATHERSAGE 10 MILES, CASTLETON 4 MILES'. Listing NGR: SK0942982558.' (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D128.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1983: 25.9-10. 507.60.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/CHA/03.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 09429 82558 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2024 11:19PM

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