Monument record MDR11669 - Milepost, Derby Road, Idridgehay
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(Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
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A milepost on the west side of Derby Road, in the village. It is cast iron with a triangular section. (1)
A cast iron milepost with a triangular sectioned base. One side is inscribed 'WIRKSWh / 3 / MILES' and the other has 'DERBY / 10 / MILES'. Above is a sloping triangular top with an arched headpiece over, inscribed 'Idridge-hay / LONDON / 136 / MILES'. The milepost shows the manufacturer's name, 'J. Harrison / Derby'. It is 20½" wide, 8" deep and has a visible height of 34". (2)
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.2, with photo.
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/IDR/01.
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SK 28582 48989 (point)
IDRIDGEHAY AND ALTON, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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Feb 7 2011 11:18AM
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