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Man-made heritage

Parish boundary stone, Consall

Post medieval boundary stone, Leek Road, Consall located on border of the (modern) parishes of Kingsley, Consall and Cheadle. The stone is inscribed 'Cheddleton P' on one face and 'Kingsley P' on the other.

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Consall
Parkhouse Wood Lift Bridge

We used this picture, shared with us by Mike Molloy, on our Facebook Friday photo challenge and Mark's comment sums it up nicely: "Caldon Canal between Willow Cottage and the junction with the River Churnet -  it's a beautiful bit of our canal."

Pillbox, Horton Parish

A wartime pillbox disguised as a cottage, now a derelict building.


Horton
Priest's House, Alton

Now a private dwelling.

A listed former schoolmaster's house, dated to the 17th century, although remodelled and extended in the mid 19th century by Pugin. The house is of ashlar construction with herringbone tooling and has a plain tile roof. The listing includes the attached garden walls and gate piers).

 

 

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Railway Tunnel, Oakamoor

Former railway tunnel on the Uttoxter to Macclesfield line, via Leek, known as Churnet Valley Line. Closed in 1963.


Oakamoor
Ramblers Retreat

Now a popular tea room, this building was formerly the Alton Towers Estate Lodge.


Dimmingsdale
Redmorlea Farm Milepost

A cast iron milepost dated 1834, with inscribed panels giving the distances to Leek, Ashbourne and London.


Waterhouses
Ridge and Furrow, Rea Cliffe, Horton

Mediaeval ploughing system, with very slight indentations visible on the ground.


Horton
Rock Well, Alton

We used this picture in our Facebook Friday photo challenge and as Richard Moss said, "Even though everyone now knows where it is. I bet they still can't find it !!! It's well hidden."

It is a listed early 19th century well. The shaft is now filled in.

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Alton
Roman Road at Tittesworth

Roman Road occupied by modern road. A section of Roman Road between Colshaw and Upper Tittesworth, which would have formed part of the route between the Roman settlements/ forts of Buxton (Aqvae Arnevmrtiae) and Penkridge (Pennocrvivm).


Tittesworth

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