Monument record MDR5390 - Roman milestone, Brimington Road, Chesterfield

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Full Description

A stone carved with the Roman numerals 'LXIX' was discovered in 1933 with other stones in a wall not far from the site of what is believed to be the Roman Camp at Tapton, near Chesterfield. It is supposed to be a part of an old Roman milestone or direction post. (1) SK 390723 Brimington Road, ?Roman Milestone. A possible Roman milestone was found in 1933 built into a wall on the Chesterfield-Staveley Road. It was on the corner of the road leading to Tapton House, on the Staveley side. (2) The road has since been widened.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: 1933. 'A Roman Stone. Interesting Discovery at Tapton', Derbyshire Times. Saturday, April 15.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 0716. 0716.

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Location

Grid reference SK 390 723 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish CHESTERFIELD, CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Nov 16 2017 10:13AM

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