SJ9784 : Milestone at Disley

taken 2 years ago, near to Disley, Cheshire, Great Britain

Milestone at Disley
Milestone at Disley
The cast iron milestone SJ9784 : 1898 Milestone on the A6 is Grade II listed LinkExternal link The top face reads "Cheshire County Council" 1898. The right vertical face records distances to Whaley Bridge (4 miles) and Buxton (11). The left vertical face records distances to Stockport (6 miles) and Manchester (13) as well W H Smith & Co Makers Whitchurch and the initials D.H.
The A6
The A6 is Britain's fourth longest road and one of the main historic north-south roads in England. It currently runs for 299 miles from Luton in Bedfordshire to Carlisle in Cumbria, although it formerly started at a junction with the A1 at Barnet.

Running north west from Luton, the road travels through Bedford, bypasses Rushden, Kettering and Market Harborough, continues through Leicester, Loughborough, Derby and Matlock before going through the Peak District to Bakewell, Buxton, Stockport, Manchester, Salford, Pendleton, Irlams o' th' Height, Pendlebury, Swinton, Walkden, Little Hulton, Bolton, Chorley, Preston, Lancaster, Kendal and Penrith before reaching Carlisle.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 16 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Road (from Tags)
A6 
Date (from Tags)
1898 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9748 8464 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.5179N 2:2.3596W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9747 8464
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Milestone  Mile Stone  Cheshire County Council  WHSmith  Estate Agents  Litter Bin 

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