Monument record MDR8745 - Milepost, junction with Liffs Road, Eaton and Alsop

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

Grade II listed cast-iron mile post dating from the early 19th century. Inscribed at the top: 'LONDON / 146 MILES / DERBY / 20 MILES / ALSOP EN LE DALE / PARISH'. One side has 'ASHBOURNE / 7 MILES', the other 'BUXTON / 13 MILES' Made by James Haywood at the Phoenix Works, Derby. (1). The post is on the 1738 Buxton-Ashbourne Turnpike, but placed there after the 1771 amendment. Photographic record. (2). According to an alternative source, the manufacturer was J Harrison of Derby. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 31/9-10.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/EAT/01.



Grid reference SK 1615 5671 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Apr 23 2015 3:16PM

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