Milepost on Wirksworth Road at Cumberhills, Duffield, an early 19th century structure.
'SK 33548 43164. Cast iron milepost, by J Harrison. 'Wirksworth 8, Derby 5, London 131 miles'.' (1)
'Grade II listed cast iron milepost by J Harrison of Derby. On the Derby to Wirksworth road, originally run by the Duffield & Wirksworth Turnpike Trust. The milepost is 20½ ins wide, 8 ins deep and has 33 ins visible above ground.' (2)
From the National Heritage List for England:
'SK 34 SW PARISH OF DUFFIELD WIRKSWORTH ROAD 3/38 (South Side) Mile post at OS 336 432 II Mile post. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular in plan rising to back plate with segment top. Inscribed DUFFIELD/LONDON/13/MILES/WIRKSWH 8/MILES/DERBY/5/MILES/J HARRISON/DERBY
Listing NGR: SK3354843164.'
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photo.
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DUF/03.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1109123?section=official-list-entry.
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SK 33548 43164 (point)
DUFFIELD, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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