Milepost, Wirksworth Road, Windley, and early 19th century structure.
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)
From the National Heritage List for England:
'SK 34 SW PARISH OF WINDLEY WIRKSWORTH ROAD (South Side) 3/120 Mile Post at OS 313 454
Mile Post. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular in plan with upper part sloping to back plate with curved top. Inscribed: WINDLEY/LONDON/133/MILES/WIRKSWh/6/ MILES/DERBY/7/MILES
Listing NGR: SK3125245344.'
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, photo.
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/WID/02.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1233199?section=official-list-entry.
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SK 31252 45344 (point)
WINDLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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