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Monument record MDR8847 - Milestone, Rolley Low barrow, Castlegate Lane, Great Longstone

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Milestone comprising a squared stone pillar with a round top, with hard-to-read tooled writing on two faces. Situated on the 1759 East Moor-Wardlow Turnpike. (1) The 1st ed. 25" Ordnance Survey map marks the milestone and reads 'Bakewell 4, London 156'. It is not shown on the 2nd edition, but appears on the 3rd edition as 'Tideswell 4, Bakewell 4'. (3-5)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. Davies, J E; 1983; D56.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1983: 9.23-25.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <6> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/LIT/01.



Grid reference SK 1846 7357 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Oct 11 2016 10:44AM

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