Monument record MDR8744 - Guidestone, east of Pikehall, Brassington

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Inscribed limestone guide stoop used as a gatepost in a field wall, two fields east of Pikehall Farm, on the opposite side of the road to the farm. The stoop was possibly originally located in the centre of Pikehall hamlet. It is made of limestone and is roughly square, 23cm x 28 cm and 104cm high. The inscription is in upper case, with lettering 10cm high. One face has 'LEEK / 1709', another 'DE(R) / BY' and a third 'BVX / TON'. (1) Photographic record. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Smith, H. 2000. The Guide Stoops of Derbyshire. 2nd and Revised Edition.. pp 40-41.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 507.65.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. Aldwark 1; includes photograph.

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Location

Grid reference SK 1961 5909 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish BRASSINGTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Sep 26 2017 4:59PM

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