Monument record MDR12371 - Mile plate (site of), Burton Road, Swadlincote

Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

A metal plate on the wall opposite the Chesterfield Arms Public House, Burton Road, Swadlincote, was inscribed as follows: LONDON / 122 MILES / ASHBY / 6 MILES / BURTON / 3 MILES. A photograph shows the lettering in white, presumably raised, and contrasting with the darker metal background. (1) Examination of Google Street View shows this plaque to be missing. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photos.
  • <2> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Web site viewed 14/06/2010.



Grid reference SK 2925 2162 (point)

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Record last edited

Sep 2 2014 4:03PM

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