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Listed Building record MDR11709 - Milepost, Nottingham Hill, Somercotes

Type and Period (1)

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

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Milepost, Nottingham Hill, Somercotes, an early 19th century structure. 'Early 19th century cast iron milepost. It has a triangular section base with a sloping head and is painted white with raised lettering picked out in black. The west side is inscribed 'NOTTM / 14 / MILES', the east side is inscribed 'ALFRN / 2 / MILES' and the top is inscribed 'ALFRETON / PARISH'. It stood on the Nottingham-Alfreton turnpike road.' (1) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 45 SW SOMERCOTES NOTTINGHAM ROAD (north side), Somercotes 4/115 Milepost adjacent to 413 Nottingham Road II Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular section base with sloping head, bead fillet to edge and raised lettering. West side inscribed 'NOTTM 14 MILES', east side inscribed 'ALFRN 2 MILES' and top inscribed 'ALFRETON PARISH'. Listing NGR: SK4281053493.' (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

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



Grid reference SK 42810 53493 (point)

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Record last edited

Jun 26 2024 5:13PM

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