Listed Building record MDR10214 - Milepost on Wirksworth Road at Cumberhills, Duffield

Type and Period (1)

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

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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.' (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photo.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DUF/03.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 33548 43164 (point)

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Record last edited

Mar 4 2023 2:01PM

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