Monument record MDR11670 - Milepost, south-east of Alton Manor, Idrigehay and Alton
Type and Period (1)
(Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
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A cast iron milepost on the west side of Derby Road near Alton Manor. (1)
A cast iron milepost with a triangular sectioned base. One side is inscribed 'WIRKSWh / 2 / MILES' and the other has 'DERBY / 11 / MILES'. Above is a sloping triangular top with an arched headpiece over, inscribed 'Allton / LONDON / 137 / 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Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photo.
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. dy/idr/02.
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SK 28455 50604 (point)
IDRIDGEHAY AND ALTON, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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Feb 17 2015 11:19AM
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