Monument record MDR11629 - Milepost, west of Denby Pottery, Denby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1830 AD to 1850 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

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) A milepost dating to circa 1840. It is made of cast iron, and comprises a triangular sectioned base, with the east side inscribed 'DERBY/8, BURTON/19' and the west side inscribed 'ALFREn/5 1/2, CHESTd/16'. Above is a triangular sloping top, with a triangular topped headpiece over inscribed '134/LONDON'. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DEN/01.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109131, Original UID: 78785.
  • <3> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photo.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3913 4745 (9m by 7m)
Civil Parish DENBY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jul 9 2015 2:25PM

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