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Listed Building record MDR11265 - Milepost, Derby Road, Ripley

Type and Period (1)

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

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Milepost, Derby Road, Ripley, an early 19th century structure. Cast iron milepost at Marehay, on Derby Road, nearly opposite Knowlsons Garage. (1) Cast iron milepost, on the west side of what was the turnpike road from Derby to Chesterfield via Alfreton (original Turnpike Trust: Alfreton and Derby). Probably manufactured by J Heywood of Derby. (2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 34 NE RIPLEY DERBY ROAD, Marehay (west side) 5/78 Milepost at SK 399 486 II Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular sectioned base with sloped top and a pointed head plate above. Head inscribed 'LONDON 135', west side inscribed 'ALFRE N 4½ CHEST D 15' and east side inscribed 'DERBY 9 BURTON 20'. Listing NGR: SK3996448706.'

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.3, with photo.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/RIP/01.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 39964 48706 (point)

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Record last edited

Nov 3 2023 6:28AM

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