Monument record MDR8858 - Cast-iron milepost, near Perryfoot Farm, Peak Forest

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

Cast-iron milepost, east face rusty, west face in good condition. The east face reads 'SPARROWPIT / 1 MILE', the west face reads 'SHEFFIELD / 20 MILES / HATHERSAGE / 10 MILES / CASTLETON / 4 MILES'. It stands on the 1758 Sheffield-Sparrowpit Gate Turnpike, (but is the same style as mileposts on the 1812 diversion, so presumably dates from then). (1, 2).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D167.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2001. Perryfoot Farm, Peak Forest, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 2004. No.67, p 21.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <4> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1983: 25.7-8.
  • <5> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/PEA/02.



Grid reference SK 1009 8127 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jul 13 2015 11:15AM

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