Monument record MDR8845 - Milestone, east of Woodeaves Cottage, Fenny Bentley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

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). It probably dates from the late 18th century [for full description see the listed building record]. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <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.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 1860 5032 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jun 24 2015 8:25AM

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