Monument record MDR11682 - Milepost, adjacent to no. 8 Derby Road, Ripley

Type and Period (1)

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

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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)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/RIP/02.



Grid reference Centred SK 3988 5028 (4m by 3m)

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Record last edited

Jan 20 2014 2:50PM

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