Monument record MDR8872 - Guidestone, south of Long Rake Calcite Mine, Youlgreave

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Guidestone used as a gatepost. The side to the north is inscribed YOVL R 70, the other sides are obscured or in the field. It is situated on the south side of the road junction. (1). Gritstone signpost at the junction of the Newhaven - Bakewell road via Conksbury Bridge and the road to Youlgreave. It is set into the wall and was obviously used as a gatepost. It is rectangular in section, 28cm by 43cm, and is 112 cm high. The upper-case lettering (10cm high), reads on the north face 'YOVL', the south face 'BVXT / R', the east face 'ASHBVRN / R' with the 'S' reversed and the west face BACKWEL / R' (2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1973: 12.11-12; 507.128-129.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Smith, H. 2000. The Guide Stoops of Derbyshire. 2nd and Revised Edition.. pp 32-33.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 1881 6400 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish YOULGREAVE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Sep 27 2017 3:59PM

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