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Listed Building record MDR8844 - 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, of early 19th century date. '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.' (1-3) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 18 SW PARISH OF CASTLETON BUXTON ROAD 6/23 (South Side) Milepost at 0S146828 II Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular in plan, the upper part cut away in concave curve. Inscribed CASTLETON/CHAPEL EN LE/FRITH/6 MILES/SPARROWPIT/5 MILES SHEFFIELD/16 MILES/HATHERSAGE/6 MILES Listing NGR: SK1457782862.' (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

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



Grid reference SK 14577 82862 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2024 10:43PM

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