Milepost in front of George Hotel, Church Street, Alfreton, an early 19th century structure.
Listed cast iron milepost outside the George Hotel, Alfreton, at the corner of Church Street and Chesterfield Road. The milepost is triangular in section, with 'Alfreton Parish' at the top, 'NOTTM / 16 / MILES' on one face and 'ALFRN / 0 / MILES' on the other. The milepost is painted white, with the lettering in black. The milestone stood on the Nottingham to Newhaven (Alfreton and Mansfield) turnpike road. (1)
From the National Heritage List for England:
'SK 40 55 NE 8/15 16.12.71
ALFRETON CHURCH STREET (north side) Milepost abutting Church Street front of George Street
Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular section base with sloping head, bead fillet to edge and raised lettering. West side inscribed 'NOTTM 16 MILES', east side inscribed 'ALFRN O MILES' and top inscribed 'ALFRETON PARISH'.
Listing NGR: SK4092155780.'
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/ALF/01.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1158471.
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SK 40921 55780 (point)
ALFRETON, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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