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Listed Building record MDR10146 - Milepost, The Common, South Normanton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1800 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost, The Common, South Normanton, an early 19th century structure. 'Milepost with triangular section.' (1) 'Milepost, Listed Grade II. Early 19th century cast iron milepost. On the west side 'Mansfield 7 miles'; on the east side 'Alfreton 2 miles'. Top marked 'South Normanton'.' (2) 'Milepost on the south side of the Alfreton and Mansfield turnpike road. It was manufactured by Midworth of Mansfield, presumably in 1828 as 'MIDWORTH/MANSFIELD 1828 is written on the base.' (3) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 45 NW PARISH OF SOUTH NORMANTON THE COMMON 12/159 (South Side) Milepost at SK 443 562 II Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular sectioned base with sloping head, bead fillet to edge and raised lettering. West side inscribed 'MANSFIELD 7 MILES',east side inscribed 'ALFRETON 2 MILES'end top inscribed 'SOUTH NORMANTON'. Listing NGR: SK4427756127.' (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photo.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 2000. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. Part V. North East Derbyshire. p 12.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/SOU/01.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 44277 56127 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 6 2024 10:29PM

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