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)
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/OFF/03.
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SK 1660 4581 (point)
OFFCOTE AND UNDERWOOD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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