20 instances are recorded in the OSGB36 list . Mark descriptions include "Pole in cairn", "Aircraft beacon pole", "Anemometer pole" and "Admiralty Target".
Stanedge Pole is approx 20 ft high and has a lightning conductor attached. The station was installed in 1953 and was replaced in 2016. It is also an example of a non-pillar marked with a trig symbol on a current OS map (Dark Peak OL1).