Monument record MDR4815 - Milepost, Morley Road, Morley Smithy

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1850 AD)

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Full Description

Triangular cast iron milepost on the Mansfield to Derby Turnpike (authorised 1764). (1) Cast iron dual faced sign with inscriptions (Derby 4, Mansfield 18, Smalley 2), set on a post behind the bus shelter at Morley Smithy. (2) A grade II listed mile post dating to the early 19th century. It is constructed of cast iron, and is triangular, on a short circular shaft. Inscribed on the shaft is 'MORLEY', and on the body 'MANSFd/18/SMALLy/2/DERBY/4'. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash. p 35.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.2, with photo.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No: 1140417.



Grid reference SK 394 415 (point) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2016 11:26AM

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