Monument record MDR12949 - Finger post, The Square, Eyam

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early 20th Century - 1926 AD to 1926 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Cast iron finger post surmounted by a ball. The ends of the arms are shaped to appear similar to a pointing finger. 'DCC / 1926' is recorded on the post. (1) The photograph attached to source 1 is undated, but it is clear from Google Streetview that the finger post has been painted since it was taken. The post is now painted with black and white horizontal stripes. The two arms are painted white with black lettering. One reads 'EYAM HALL, CHURCH / & MUSEUM', the other 'RILEY GRAVES / & / MOMPESSON'S WELL' (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey.
  • <2> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 22/07/2011.



Grid reference SK 2205 7640 (point)

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Record last edited

Sep 18 2012 10:29AM

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