Monument record MDR10225 - Milepost on the Wirksworth/Derby road, Windley

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

An early 19th century cast iron milepost that has a triangular section at the top and is inscribed with 'WINDLEY / LONDON / 133 / MILES'; and on the sides 'WIRKSWTH / 6 / MILES' and 'DERBY / 7 / MILES'. (1) The milepost was manufactured by J Harrison of Derby. (2) The mile post is triangular in plan with the upper part sloping to the back plate with a curved 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 Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photo.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/WID/02.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1233199.



Grid reference Centred SK 31254 45337 (2m by 2m)

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Record last edited

Feb 20 2014 2:47PM

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