Monument record MDR11600 - Milestone, Gorses, Alderwasley

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

Rectangular milestone; dimensions recorded in May 2002 were: width 10½ inches, maximum height 17 inches. The visible inscription on one face was 'LONDON / 136 / WIRKSWORTH / 4'. (1) The 1st ed. 25" OS map records the milestone as 'Wirksworth 4, Belper 2'. However, the next two OS maps record it as 'Wirksworth 4, Derby 9'. (2, 3, 4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/ALD/02.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 3298 4994 (point)
Civil Parish ALDERWASLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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