Monument record MDR8866 - Cast-iron milepost, 388m north-east of Middle Street Farm, Hartington Middle Quarter

Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

Cast-iron milepost on the wide grass verge on the south side of the road. (1). Grade II listed mile post, dating from the early 19th century. It is constructed of cast iron with a triangular section base, with moulded front angle, curving upwards to form a flat back with a segmental head. The north side is inscribed: 'ASHBOURNE / 13 MILES' and 'J HAYWOOD JNR / PHOENIX WORKS / DERBY'. The south side is inscribed: 'BUXTON / 7 MILES' and 'J HAYWOOD JNR / PHOENIX WORKS / DERBY'. The front is inscribed: 'LONDON' in large letters in an arc. Below is: '152 MILES / DERBY / 26 MILES'. Below again, on a horizontal section, is a raised area inscribed 'HARTINGTON PARISH'. (2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1983: 3.16-17.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HAM/02.



Grid reference SK 13587 65270 (point)

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Record last edited

Jul 7 2011 11:51AM

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