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Listed Building record MDR8731 - Milepost, Buxton Road, Fenny Bentley

Type and Period (1)

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

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Milepost, Buxton Road, Fenny Bentley, an early 19th century structure. On the east side of the A515. Cast iron milepost inscribed with 'London 141 Miles, Derby 15 Miles, Bentley Parish' on the top section, 'Buxton 18 miles' on one side and 'Ashbourne 2 Miles' on the other. On the 1738 Ashbourne to Hardlow Turnpike. Photographic record. (1-3) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 14 NE PARISH OF FENNY BENTLEY BUXTON ROAD 7/32 (West Side) Mile post opposite Bentley Brook Hotel at NGR 176 496 II Mile post. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular plan with sloping top, rising to a straight back with curved top. Inscribed: LONDON/141 MILES/DERBY/15 MILES/ BENTLEY/PARISH/ASHBOURNE/2 MILES/BUXTON/18 MILES Listing NGR: SK1769449666.' (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Pheasey, K H. 1978. Peak Park Treasures D171.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 31.24-25.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/FEN/01.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 17694 49666 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 21 2024 5:50PM

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