Description: Milestone Approximately 200 Metres South of Junction with Royal Moor Road at Se 216040
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
PENISTONE HIGH BANKS LANE
SE 20 SW
3/97 Milestone approx. 200
- metres south of junction
with Royal Moor Road at
Milestone. Mid C18; Monolithic, flat-topped pillar with weathered faces and
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
Source: English Heritage
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