Monument record MDR10223 - Milepost east of Weston Underwood village

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

SK 2932 4249. An early 19th century, cast iron milepost to the south east of Weston Underwood village. The inscription reads - 'London 132, Derby 6'. (1) A listed Grade II cast iron mile post that is triangular in plan with a sloping upper part and back plate with a gabled top. Inscribed '132 / LONDON / HULLAND / WARD /3 / MILES / DERBY /6 / MILES'. (2) The milepost was manufactured by J Heywood, Phoenix Foundry, Derby. In February 2002 it was recorded as being 18 inches wide, 8 inches deep and 32 inches visible height. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.2, with photo.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1335383.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/WES/01.



Grid reference Centred SK 2932 4250 (1m by 1m)

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Record last edited

Apr 3 2014 1:56PM

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