Monument record MDR11265 - Milepost, Derby Road, Marehay, Ripley

Type and Period (1)

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

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Early 19th century cast iron milepost. 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'. (1) Cast iron milepost at Marehay, on Derby Road, nearly opposite Knowlsons Garage. (2) 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. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1159018.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.3, with photo.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/RIP/01.



Grid reference Centred SK 39964 48705 (2m by 2m)

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Record last edited

Feb 20 2014 11:46AM

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