Metal milepost, "Wirksworth 1 mile / Derby 12 miles", by J. Harrison of Derby. (1)
Grade II listed early 19th century cast iron milepost, with a rounded top plate lettered 'Wirksworth' and below this 'LONDON / 138 / MILES'. One of the splayed sides reads 'DERBY / 12 / MILES' and the other reads 'WIRKSWORTH / 1 / MILE'. The milepost has a width of 20½ inches, a depth of 8 inches and a height of 34 inches. (2, 3)
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. 3/2852/060.
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/WIR/05.
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SK 28643 52161 (point)
WIRKSWORTH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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