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Listed Building record MDR11668 - Milepost Opposite Sewage Works, Derby Road, Horsley

Type and Period (1)

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

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Milepost opposite sewage works, Derby Road, Horsley, erected c1840. 'Cast iron milepost with a triangular sectioned base. The east side is inscribed 'DERBY / 5½ / BURTON / 17' and the west side has 'ALFREn / 7½ / CHESTERd / 18'. Above is a sloping triangular top with a triangular headpiece over, inscribed '132 / LONDON'. The milepost is on the west side of what was formerly a turnpike road controlled by the Alfreton and Derby Turnpike Trust.' (1) From the National Heritage List for England: 'PARISH OF HORSLEY DERBY ROAD SK 34 SE 4/31 (West Side) Milepost opposite Sewage Works Drive at Lower Kilburn SK 374 449 II Milepost. c1840. Cast iron. Triangular sectioned base with east side inscribed 'DERBY/ 5 1/2 BURTON/ 17' and west side inscribed 'ALFREh / 7 1/2, CHESTERd / 18'. Above sloping tiangular top with triangular headpiece over, inscribed '132/ LONDON'. Listing NGR: SK3741044962.' (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DR/HOR/01.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 37410 44962 (point)

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Record last edited

Apr 7 2023 12:00PM

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