Milepost on the road between Derby and Chesterfield via Oakerthorpe. Width 20", height of back plate 15½". Manufactured by J Heywood Junr, Derby. (1)
Cast iron milepost on the present A61, previously the Chesterfield-Derby turnpike road. C18-C19. (2)
On the old Chesterfield-Derby turnpike there stands a milepost of cast iron by J Haywood Jr, Phoenix Foundry, Derby. (3)
From the National Heritage List for England:
'SK36NE WINGERWORTH DERBY ROAD
1264- /6/10013 Milepost at SK 388 674
Milepost. Early C19. Triangular cast-iron post with sloping triangular upper face, the back of the post extended upwards to carry an inscription, and terminating in a segmental arched head. Below the segmental head, the inscription ?TOWNSHIP OF WINGERWORTH?, below which, on the sloping upper face, is recorded the manufacturer: ?J HAYWOOD JNR, DERBY?. South face of milepost reads: ?CHESTERFIELD 2 MILES, DRONFIELD 8 MILES, SHEFFIELD 14 MILES?. North face reads: ?CLAY CROSS 3 MILES, DERBY 21 MILES?.'
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/WIN/02.
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1.
Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 2000. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. Part V. North East Derbyshire. p 42.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1259564.
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SK 38897 67390 (point)
WINGERWORTH, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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