Monument record MDR8844 - Cast-iron milepost, Wing Cottage, Castleton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

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Cast-iron milepost, painted white with black lettering. It reads 'Castleton, Chapel-en-le-Frith 6 miles, Sparrowpit 5 miles' and 'Sheffield 16 miles, Hathersage 6 miles'. It is situated on the 1758 Sheffield-Sparrowpit Gate turnpike. (1) Milepost at SK 146828. Grade II listed cast-iron milepost, dating from the early 19th century. It is triangular in plan, the upper part cut away in concave curve, and is inscribed CASTLETON/CHAPEL EN LE/FRITH/6 MILES/SPARROWPIT/5 MILES SHEFFIELD/16 MILES/HATHERSAGE/6 MILES. (2)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D131.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 6.83: 25.14; 507.48.
  • <4> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/CAS/03.



Grid reference SK 1458 8286 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Mar 11 2015 12:03PM

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