Monument record MDR8846 - Cast-iron milepost, north of railway bridge, Fenny Bentley
Type and Period (1)
- MILEPOST (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
Cast-iron milepost on the A515 Ashbourne to Buxton road. It reads 'London 142 miles, Derby 16 miles, Tissington Parish ?', 'Buxton 17 miles' and 'Ashbourne 3 miles'. On the 1777 amendment to Ashbourne to Buxton Turnpike. (1). 18th century milepost on Ashbourne-Bakewell turnpike. (3)
- <1> SDR20051 Bibliographic reference: Fifield, P W. Peak Park Treasures D83.
- <2> SDR18970 Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 31.22-23.
- <3> SDR18788 Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales.
|Grid reference||SK 1731 5121 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||FENNY BENTLEY, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jun 24 2015 8:26AM