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Listed Building record MDR8855 - Milepost, A515 Near Railway Cottage, Newton Grange

Type and Period (1)

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

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Milepost, A515 near Railway Cottage, Newton Grange, an early 19th century structure. Early 19th century, listed cast-iron milepost on the A515 Ashbourne-Buxton Road, constructed by James Haywood of the Phoenix Foundry, Derby. One face reads 'London 144 Miles, Derby 18 Miles, Newton Grange Township', one reads 'Buxton 15 Miles' and one reads 'Ashbourne 5 Miles'. (1-2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 15 SE PARISH OF NEWTON GRANGE ASHBOURNE ROAD 5/48 (West Side) Mile Post ½ mile south of the New Inn at NGR 161 541 II Mile post. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular plan with sloping top, rising to straight back with curved top. Inscribed: LONDON/144 MILES/DERBY/18 MILES/ NEWTON GRANGE/TOWNSHIP/ASHBOURNE/5 MILES/BUXTON/15 MILES. Made by James Harwood of the Phoenix Foundry, Derby. Listing NGR: SK1609354094.' (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. D81.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/NEG/01.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 16093 54094 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 21 2024 6:20PM

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