Monument record MDR5539 - Milepost east of Risley Grammar School, Derby Road, Risley

Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

Cast iron bobbin type mile post made by J Harrison of Derby. Located on the Derby-Nottingham turnpike. (1). Grade II listed cast iron milepost, of early 19th century date. It is a bobbin type milepost, on a narrow circular stem with a cylindrical head and a moulded top, standing about 3 feet high. The west side is inscribed 'NOTT.m / 8 / MILES', the east side is inscribed 'DERBY /8 / MILES', and the stem is inscribed 'HARRISON, DERBY'. (2) Photographs show the milepost to be painted white, with the lettering on the head in black. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash. p 37.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. 8/4635/97.
  • <3> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1, with photo.



Grid reference SK 4630 3572 (point) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Nov 13 2015 5:07PM

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