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

A Grade II Listed Building in Penistone, Barnsley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5325 / 53°31'56"N

Longitude: -1.6736 / 1°40'25"W

OS Eastings: 421730

OS Northings: 404027

OS Grid: SE217040

Mapcode National: GBR JWRL.GF

Mapcode Global: WHCBP.8G9S

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

Listing Date: 27 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334049

Location: Penistone, Barnsley, S36

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Penistone

Built-Up Area: Millhouse Green

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurlstone St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

PENISTONE HIGH BANKS LANE
SE 20 SW
(south-west side),
Thurstone

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

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