Grade II listed milepost of early 19th century date. Cast iron. It has a triangular sectioned base with a moulded front angle, and a flat back, with a segmental arched head, curving forward to form a horizontal panel below. The north side is inscribed 'DERBY/18 MILES'. The south side is inscribed 'CHESTERFIELD/ 5 MILES, DRONFIELD/11 MILES, SHEFFIELD/17 MILES'. A raised panel on the front is inscribed 'J HAYWOOD JNR/PHOENIX FOUNDRY/DERBY'. The back, above, is inscribed 'TOWNSHIP OF STRETTON' (1)
Cast iron milepost on the A61, the old Chesterfield to Derby turnpike road. (2)
Bibliographic reference: DOE(HHR) Dist of NE Derby Clay Cross Aug 1984 16.
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.2.
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SK 392 625 (point) (Centre)
CLAY CROSS, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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