Building record MDR8845 - Milestone East of Woodeaves Cottage, B5056, Fenny Bentley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1775 AD? to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.'

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Pheasey, K H. 1978. Peak Park Treasures D172.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 31.26-27.



Grid reference SK 18604 50335 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Record last edited

Sep 5 2023 8:11PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.