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Listed Building record MDR8750 - Milepost, Buxton Road, Hartington Nether Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1850 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost, Buxton Road, Hartington Nether Quarter, a mid-19th century structure. Cast-iron milepost on the A515 Ashbourne-Buxton Road. One face reads "London 147 miles, Derby 21 miles, Hartington Parish", one reads "Buxton 12 miles", and one reads "Ashbourne 8 miles". The milepost is on the 1738 Buxton-Ashbourne Turnpike, but was placed there after the 1771 amendment. Photographic record. (1-2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 15 NE PARISH OF HARTINGTON NETHER QUARTER BUXTON ROAD 10/88 (West Side) Milepost 14 metres south of Mount Pleasant Farm at NGR SK 167 582 II Milepost. Mid C19. Manufactured by James Haywood, Phoenix Foundry, Derby. Cast iron. Triangular sectioned base with shallow sloping top, curving up to form flat back with segmental arched head, South face inscribed: 'BUXTON/12 MILES' and below: 'J HAYWOOD /PHOENIX WORKS /DERBY'. North face inscribed: 'ASHBOURNE/8 MILES' and below manufacturers name again. Top face inscribed 'LONDON/147 MILES/ DERBY / 21 MILES,/HARTINGTON PARISH'. Total height about 3½ feet. Listing NGR: SK1665558164.' (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 31:5-6.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HAN/01.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 16655 58164 (point)

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Jan 16 2024 7:35PM

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