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Listed Building record MDR11707 - Milepost, Wirksworth Road, Shottle and Postern

Type and Period (1)

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

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Milepost, Wirksworth Road, Shottle and Postern, an early 19th century structure. 'Early 19th century cast iron milepost, triangular in plan, rising to a back plate with a segmental top. The top is inscribed 'Shottle / LONDON / 135 / MILES. The north side of the triangular section is inscribed WIRKSWH / 4 / MILES and the south side has DERBY / 9 / MILES.'(1) From the National Heritage List for England: 'PARISH OF SHOTTLE AND POSTERN WIRKSWORTH ROAD SK 24 NE 3/67 Milepost 500 yds west south west of the junction of Wirksworth Road and Calladine Lane II Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron, triangular in section, rising to back plate with segmental top. Inscribed: SHOTTLE/LONDON/135/MILES/WIRKSWORTH/4/MILES DERBY/8/MILES. Listing NGR: SK2956347801.' (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

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



Grid reference SK 29563 47801 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 8 2024 5:16PM

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