Cast iron milepost with a triangular sectioned base, and a flat back with a segmental head, curving forward to form horizontal panel below. Painted white, with black raised lettering. The north side is inscribed 'DERBY/16 MILES'. The south side is inscribed 'CLAY CROSS / 2 MILES / CHESTERFIELD / 7 MILES / DRONFIELD / 13 MILES / SHEFFIELD / 19 MILES'. The flat back has 'TOWNSHIP / OF / HIGHAM' and in smaller letters on the front panel is 'J HAYWOOD JNR / PHOENIX FOUNDRY / DERBY'. The width of the milepost is 20 ins, and the visible height is 43 ins. (1)
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/SHI/01.
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SK 3904 5945 (point)
SHIRLAND AND HIGHAM, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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