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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1315076
English Heritage Legacy ID: 334049
Location: Penistone, Barnsley, S36
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
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
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