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Listed Building record MDR8843 - Milepost, Northwest of Knowlesgates Farm, Castleton

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

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Milepost, northwest of Knowlesgates Farm, Castleton, of early 19th century date. 'Cast-iron milepost. Painted white with black lettering. Sunken into ground, bottom right-hand side not visible. It reads 'Chapel-en-le-Frith 5 miles, Sparrowpit 4 miles' and 'Sheffield 17 miles, Hathersage ? Miles'. On the 1812 diversion of Sheffield-Chapel Turnpike. In June 1983 it was just through a gate on the left-hand side of an 'access only' part of Mam Tor road.' (1-3) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 18 SW PARISH OF CASTLETON BUXTON ROAD 6/22 (West Side) Milepost at 0S134837 II Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular in plan, the upper part cut away in concave curve. Inscribed CHAPEL EN LE/FRITH/5 MILES/SPARROWPIT/4 MILES SHEFFIELD/17 MILES/HATHERSAGE/7 MILES Listing NGR: SK1342183645.' (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D130.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 6.83: 25.13; 507.47.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/CAS/02.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 13421 83645 (point)

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Jan 4 2024 11:35PM

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