Milestone (WHR.H8), Woodhead Road, Holmbridge, Austonley

A surviving milestone on the former Huddersfield and Woodhead Turnpike Road.

According to the 1854 O.S. map, it reads "HUDDERSFIELD 8 MILES. WOODHEAD 5½ MILES."

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 4 August 1983
  • listing entry number 1229668

WOODHEAD ROAD (Holmbridge). 8 Miles Post, 100 Yards to east of No 224. Mile post. Early to mid C19. Painted stone post with rounded top with inscription: 8 Miles to Huddersfield Woodhead 5½.


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