Monument record MDR10214 - Milepost on the Wirksworth Road at Cumberhills, Duffield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

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) The Mile post was erected in the early 19th century. It is created from cast iron and is triangular in plan rising to a back plate with a segment top. (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 Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photo.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. List entry number 1109123.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 33548 43164 (4m by 3m)
Civil Parish DUFFIELD, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Aug 8 2016 5:12PM

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