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Milestone Approximately 200 Metres South of Junction with Royal Moor Road at Se 216040, Penistone

Description: Milestone Approximately 200 Metres South of Junction with Royal Moor Road at Se 216040

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 334049

OS Grid Reference: SE2173004027
OS Grid Coordinates: 421730, 404027
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5325, -1.6736

Location: Royd Lane, Penistone, Barnsley S36 9NY

Locality: Penistone
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S36 9NY

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Listing Text

SE 20 SW
(south-west side),

3/97 Milestone approx. 200
- metres south of junction
with Royal Moor Road at
SE 216040
- -

Milestone. Mid C18; Monolithic, flat-topped pillar with weathered faces and
partly-obliterated lettering:

on south-east side: "(P)enistone/(1) mile";
on north-east side: "Hudder(s)field)"
on north-west side: "Holm/firth/4 miles"

Situated on a packhorse route which ran from Penistone to Meltham and
Marsden. A guide stoop further along the route towards Holmfirth has a date
of 1761 on it.

This milestone will have been erected after 1738 as miles were indicated only
after this date.
(D Hey, Packnen, Carriers and Packhorse Road, 1980)

Listing NGR: SE2173004027

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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