Monument record MDR10226 - Milepost on Wirksworth Road, Windley Meadows, Windley

Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

An early 19th century cast iron milepost that is triangular in plan with the upper part sloping towards a back plate which has a curved top. Inscribed: 'WINDLEY / LONDON / 132 / MILES / WIRKSWh / 7 / MILES / DERBY / 6 / MILES'. (1, 2) The milepost was manufactured by J Harrison, Derby. (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 Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.2, with photo.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 1233196.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/WID/01.



Grid reference Centred SK 3239 4425 (4m by 4m)

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Record last edited

Feb 20 2014 2:43PM

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