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Listed Building record MDR8849 - Milepost, Near Newhaven Lodge, Hartington Town Quarter

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  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1850 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost, near Newhaven Lodge, Hartington Town Quarter, a mid-19th century structure. Cast-iron milepost on the A515 Ashbourne-Buxton road. Reads 'London 150 miles, Derby 24 miles, Hartington Parish' and 'Buxton 9 miles' and 'Ashbourne 11 miles'. It is on the 1738 Buxton-Ashbourne Turnpike, but was placed after the 1771 amendment. (1) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 16 SE PARISH OF HARTINGTON TOWN QUARTER BUXTON ROAD 8/108 (West Side) Milepost 3 metres south of Newhaven Lodge at NGR II SK 153 625 GV Milepost, Mid C19. Manufactured by J Haywood, Phoenix Foundry, Derby. Cast iron. Triangular sectioned base with shallow sloping top, curving up to form flat back with segmental arched head. South face inscribed: 'BUXTON/9 MILES' and below in smaller letters: 'J HAYWOOD JNR/PHOENIX FOUNDRY,/DERBY'. North face inscribed: 'ASHBOURNE/10 MILES', below the manufacturers name is repeated. East face inscribed, in larger script: 'LONDON/150 MILES/DERBY/24 MILES'. Below,on sloping top,is inscribed: 'HARTINGTON PARISH'. Listing NGR: SK1523762570.' (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1983: 3.18-20.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 15237 62570 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 16 2024 8:59PM

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