Monument record MDR11672 - Milepost, Pentrichlane-end, Pentrich

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

Cast iron milepost, painted white with black lettering. Triangular in section, with a dished upper face inscribed 'PARISH / OF / PENTRICH' and in smaller letters beneath it 'J HAYWOOD JNR / DERBY'. The north-east face of the triangular section reads 'DERBY 11 MILES', the south-west face reads 'CLAY CROSS 7 MILES, CHESTERFIELD 12 MILES, DRONFIELD 18 MILES. SHEFFIELD 24 MILES'. The milepost is situated on the route of the former Derby to Sheffield turnpike road, authorised in 1756. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/PEN/01.



Grid reference Centred SK 37749 51897 (5m by 4m)

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Record last edited

Jul 9 2015 12:45PM

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