Building record MDR8845 - Milestone East of Woodeaves Cottage, B5056, Fenny Bentley
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(Georgian to 21st Century - 1775 AD? to 2050 AD)
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Milestone east of Woodeaves Cottage, B5056, Fenny Bentley, a late 18th century structure.
Stone milestone which is located on the north side of the Bakewell to Ashbourne road. The stone is painted white with black lettering and reads 'to Ashbourne 2 miles' and 'to Bakewell 15 miles'. It is on the 1811 Fenny-Bentley-Haddon Turnpike. (1-2).
Previously listed as:
'Milestone. Late Cl8. Triangular stone with curved top. Inscribed: TO/ASHBOURN/23/4/MILES/TO/BAKEWELL/15/MILES/W SLACK
Listing NGR: SK1860450335.'
Bibliographic reference: Pheasey, K H. 1978. Peak Park Treasures D172.
Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 31.26-27.
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SK 18604 50335 (point)
FENNY BENTLEY, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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Sep 5 2023 8:11PM
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