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Listed Building record MDR8846 - Milepost, Buxton Road, Fenny Bentley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1800 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost, Buxton Road, Fenny Bentley, an early 19th century structure. 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. (2-3) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 15 SE PARISH OF FENNY BENTLEY BUXTON ROAD 5/31 (West Side) Mile post, north of old railway bridge at NGR 173 512 II Mile post. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular plan with sloping top rising to a straight back with curved top. Inscribed: LONDON/142 MILES/DERBY/16 MILES/ BENTLEY/PARISH/ASHOURNE/3 MILES/BUXTON/17 MILES/ J HAYWOOD JUN/DERBY Listing NGR: SK1731651220.' (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fifield, P W. Peak Park Treasures D83.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 31.22-23.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 17316 51220 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 21 2024 6:04PM

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