Gritstone milestone with a triangular cross-section. Only the upper 2 feet are visible. Two sides are inscribed, one with 'SHEFF / 16', the other 'MANC / 22'. The milestone is on Telford's 1818-1821 Glossop-Sheffield Turnpike. (1)
In December 2002 the milestone was measured at 16½ inches high, 13 inches deep across the front and 14 inches high. A photograph shows it buried in the verge immediately up against a wire post. (2)
The milepost now stands in a lay-by up against what appears to be a fairly newly-built drystone wall. It may have been raised, as more than 14 inches appears to be visible, and has been painted white. (3)
Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 16.25a.
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HOW/04.
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SK 1248 8959 (point) (Approximate)
HOPE WOODLANDS, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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