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Listed Building record MDR11682 - Milepost Near No. 8 Derby Road, Ripley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1800 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost near No. 8 Derby Road, Ripley, an early 19th century structure. 'Triangular cast iron milepost, probably by J Heywood of Derby. The milepost has a sloped top and a pointed head plate above. The head is inscribed '136 / LONDON'. The west side of the milepost is inscribed 'ALFRE N / 3½ / CHEST D / 14' and the east side has 'DERBY / 9½ / BURTON / 21'. It stands on the B6179 (formerly the A61), a turnpike road originally run by the Alfreton and Derby Turnpike Trust.' (1) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 35 SE RIPLEY DERBY ROAD (west side) 3/75 Milepost adjacent to No 8 II Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular sectioned base with sloped top and pointed head plate above. Head inscribed 'LONDON 136', west side inscribed 'ALFRE N 3½ CHEST D 14' and east side inscribed 'DERBY 9½ BURTON 21'. Listing NGR: SK3988150284.' (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/RIP/02.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 39881 50284 (point)

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Record last edited

Oct 30 2023 12:54PM

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