An early 19th century cast iron mile post. The Grade II listed post is triangular in plan with a sloping upper part and a flat gabled top. It is inscribed '134 / LONDON / HULLAND WARD' at the top, with one side of the triangular section reading 'HULLnd / WARD / 1 / MILE' and the other 'DERBY / 8 / MILES'. (1, 2)
The milepost is painted white with black lettering and measures 18 inches wide, 8 inches deep and 44 inches high. The manufacturer was J Heywood, Phoenix Foundry, Derby. (3)
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. 3/2845/059.
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photo.
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HUW/01.
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SK 28178 45296 (point)
HULLAND WARD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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