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Monument record MDR8853 - Milestone, Alport Bridge, Snake Road, Hope Woodlands

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Gritstone milestone with triangular cross-section, c. 1.1m high. Two of three sides inscribed: 'SHEFF 15', 'MANC 23'. On Telford's 1818-1821 Glossop-Sheffield Turnpike. (1) In December 2002 the milestone was measured as having a width of 16½ inches and a depth of 13 inches across the front. (2) Milestone lies on the Sheffield - Manchester Turnpike (see SMR 34449). (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 16.26a.
  • <1> Unpublished document: Bevan, B (PDNPA). 1994. Alport Dale, Hope Woodlands, Derbyshire, archaeological survey.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DT/HOW/03.



Grid reference SK 1406 8955 (point) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3766

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Record last edited

Apr 9 2015 12:59PM

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