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Listed Building record MDR8842 - Milepost, Buxton Road, Castleton

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

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Milepost, Buxton Road, Castleton, an early 19th century structure. 'Cast-iron milepost. Painted white with black lettering. It reads 'Chapel-en-le-Frith, 4 miles' and 'Sheffield 18 miles, Hathersage 8 Miles, Castleton 2 miles'. It stands on the 1758 Sheffield-Sparrowpit Gate Turnpike Road.' (1-5) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 18 SW PARISH OF CASTLETON BUXTON ROAD 6/21 (South Side) Milepost at OS127832 II Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular in plan, the upper part cut away in concave curve. Inscribed CHAPEL EN LE/FRITH/4 MILES. SHEFFIELD/18 MILES/ HATHERSAGE/8 MILES/CASTLETON/2 MILE (Sic) Listing NGR: SK1261183149.' (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D129.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1993. Winnats Head Farm, Castleton, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1993. No. 57, p 9.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 507.49; 6.83: 25.11.
  • <4> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/CAS/01.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2004. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part I, Borough of High Peak (second edition). 12.
  • <6> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 12611 83149 (point)

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Jan 4 2024 10:27PM

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