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Monument record MDR10387 - Mile post, Derby Road, Spondon, Derby

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Drum-headed stick type mile post by Harrison of Derby - 'Derby 3 miles, Nottingham 13 miles'. (1) This cast-iron milepost stands on the north side of the Derby/Nottingham road. Lettering on the drum shows 'DERBY / 3 / MILES' and 'NOTTM. / 13 / MILES'. 'HARRISON DERBY' is written vertically on the post. (2) Circular section cast iron milepost, early 19th century. Manufactured by Derby firm Harrison. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 60.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DER/08.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 64.



Grid reference Centred SK 39242 35742 (5m by 5m)

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Record last edited

Aug 30 2013 10:05AM

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