Listed Building record MDR11629 - Milepost to West of Denby Pottery, Denby Road, Denby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1840 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost to west of Denby Pottery, Denby Road, Denby, erected c1840. 'Cast iron milepost on the north-west side of the Derby to Chesterfield (via Alfreton) road. Triangular section, with mileages to Alfreton and Chesterfield on one side (5½ and 16 miles respectively) and Derby and Burton on the other (7½ and 19 respectively). On the top '134 LONDON'. The milepost was probably manufactured by J Heywood of Derby.' (1) Photo on County Treasure recording form. (2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'PARISH OF DENBY DERBY ROAD SK 34 NE 1/7 (North Side) Milepost 20 metres west of Denby Pottery Works II Milepost. c1840. Cast iron. Triangular sectioned base with east side inscribed 'DERBY/8, BURTON/19' and west side inscribed 'ALFn/5 1/2 CHESTd/16'. Above a triangular sloping top, with a triangular topped headpiece over inscribed '134/LONDON'. Listing NGR: SK3914947460.' (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DEN/01.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photo.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 39149 47460 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2023 3:02PM

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