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Monument record MDR8863 - Milestone, Wintercroft Lane, Thorpe

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Milestone located near the Dog and Partridge Public House. It may be post-medieval in date. (1). Late 19th century Ordnance Survey maps record that the milestone is engraved with 'Cheadle 12'. (2-3). Milestone on the south side of the original Blythe Marsh to Thorpe turnpike road. 'CHEADLE 12' is marked on a plate attached to the milestone, although the same wording is just visible cut in stone underneath. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Greenhalgh, B. Peak Park Treasures D120.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/THP/02.



Grid reference SK 1626 5047 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jul 18 2011 3:42PM

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