Monument record MDR10317 - Milepost, Kedleston Road, Derby
Type and Period (1)
- MILEPOST (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD? to 1850 AD?)
- None recorded
Mile Post, Kedleston Road. Triangular cast-iron mile post on the line of the Derby-Manchester turnpike. The upper triangle bears the legend '128 London', on the slope 'Markeaton', on the left hand side 'Hulland Ward 7 miles', and on the right hand side 'Derby 2 miles'. Bears a raised plate on both sides at foot 'J Haywood, Phoenix Foundry, Derby'. (1) Milepost at junction of Kedleston Road/Allestree Lane. SK3346 3867. Cast iron "London 128, Derby 2, Hulland Ward 7" (2) Width of milepost 18", depth 8", visible height 40". Painted white with the lettering picked out in black. (3)
- <1> SDR19527 Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 31.
- <2> SDR18918 Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.6 with photo, 14.22 with photo.
- <3> SDR19355 Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DER/01.
|Grid reference||SK 33462 38690 (point)|
|Civil Parish||DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Dec 19 2014 10:48AM