Monument record MDR16524 - Boundary marker, Oakerthorpe Road, Steeple Grange

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  • None recorded

Full Description

This stone township boundary marker between Cromford and Wirksworth is located at the junction between Oakerthorpe Road and Brickfields Close, on the high ground between the Derwent and Ecclesbourne valleys. It is triangular in shape with a chamfered top, painted white with the freehand lettering picked out in black. It has 'Cromford' on the lefthand (northern) side, 'Wirksworth' on the righthand (Southern) side and 'Townships' across the top. (1, 2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Correspondence: Batchelor, D. 2016. Boundary marker: new site notification from the DerwentWISE Heritage at Risk project 14/04/2016. Email.
  • <2> Photograph: Photograph Collection, Conservation & Design section, Derbyshire County Council. HER Images File - Wirksworth (digital).



Grid reference SK 2904 5549 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 9 2018 4:34PM

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