Monument record MDR4891 - Milestone, Belper Road, Carr Hill, Shirland, Shirland and Higham

Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

Early 19th century cast iron milepost. It has a triangular sectioned base with a moulded front angle and a flat back, with a segmental head, curving forward to form a horizontal panel below. Painted white with black lettering. The north side is inscribed: 'DERBY / 15 / MILES. The south side is inscribed 'CLAY CROSS / 3 MILES / CHESTERFIELD / 8 MILES / DRONFIELD / 14 MILES / SHEFFIELD / 20 MILES'. The back is inscribed 'TOWNSHIP / OF / SHIRLAND'. It was manufactured by J Haywood Junior, of Derby. (1, 2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: DOE (HHR) Dist of NE Derby Shirland & Higham Aug 1984 17.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/SHI/05.

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Location

Grid reference SK 3923 5792 (point) (Centre)
Civil Parish SHIRLAND AND HIGHAM, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Mar 13 2017 3:59PM

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