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Listed Building record MDR8860 - Milepost, Bakewell Road, Taddington

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

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Milepost, Bakewell Road, Taddington, an early 19th structure. Cast-iron milepost, painted white with 'LONDON 156' and banding painted black. Sited on the south side of the A6 (T) in Taddington Dale, beside a laybay. 'LONDON' cast into the body of the milepost, but '156' just painted. Less than 1m showing above the ground surface. (1-2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 17 SE PARISH OF TADDINGTON BAKEWELL ROAD 3/69 (South Side) Mile post at OS 158 714 II Mile post. Early C19. Cast iron. Circular shaft and broader circular body with raised bead moulding and domed top. The base is sunk into the ground. Inscribed around the top LONDON 156. The rest of the information was painted and is no longer visible. Listing NGR: SK1578771399.' (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Radley, J & Penny, S. 1972. 'The turnpike roads of the Peak District', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 92, pp 93-109. 93-100.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1983: 3.35.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 15787 71399 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 16 2024 9:30PM

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