Monument record MDR8860 - Milepost, 191m south-west of Lower Farm, Taddington

Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

Mile post at OS 158 714. Grade II listed cast-iron mile post, early 19th century in date. It has a circular shaft and broader circular body with a raised bead moulding and a domed top. The base is sunk into the ground. It is inscribed around the top with LONDON 156. The rest of the information was painted and is no longer visible. (1) 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. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

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



Grid reference SK 1579 7140 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Sep 8 2008 9:18AM

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