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Monument record MDR11662 - Milestone, Makeney Road, Holbrook

Type and Period (1)

  • (Stuart to Victorian - 1700 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Completely defaced milestone near Holbrook village. (1) Milestone on Makeney Road, between Holbrook Moor and Makeney, on a former turnpike road. A photograph taken in February 2002 suggests that the milestone is badly eroded. (2) The 1st ed. 25" OS map records a milestone on this spot as 'Chesterfield 16, Derby 6'. By the time of the 2nd edition (c. 1900) it is recorded as 'M.S. (Def.) and was therefore presumably no longer legible. (3, 4) Milestone is so worn that it is indecipherable. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 16.1, with photo.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/HOL/01.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2011. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part III, Borough of Amber Valley (second edition). pp. 13.



Grid reference SK 36007 44763 (point)

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Record last edited

Aug 21 2017 10:41AM

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