Listed Building record MDR10225 - Milepost, Wirksworth Road, Windley

Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

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.' (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, photo.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.



Grid reference SK 31252 45344 (point)

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Record last edited

Sep 6 2023 1:57AM

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