Monument record MDR10317 - Milepost, Kedleston Road, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD? to 1850 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

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)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 31.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.6 with photo, 14.22 with photo.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DER/01.



Grid reference SK 33462 38690 (point)

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Record last edited

Dec 19 2014 10:48AM

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