Monument record MDR12940 - Milepost, Mayfield Road, Offcote and Underwood

Type and Period (1)

  • (Hanoverian - 1834 AD to 1834 AD)

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Full Description

Cast iron milepost manufactured by James Bassett of Ashbourne in 1834. The mile post has a cylindrical upper part with on a narrower cylindrical stem and is painted white with black lettering. Photographs indicate the milepost was newly painted sometime after June 2001 and before February 2002. One side of the upper cylinder reads 'LEEK / 14 / MILES', the other 'ASHBN / 1 / MILE', while 'LONDON 140 MILES' is written vertically up the stem. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/OFF/03.

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Location

Grid reference SK 1660 4581 (point)
Civil Parish OFFCOTE AND UNDERWOOD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Jun 24 2015 9:08AM

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