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Listed Building record MDR9105 - Milepost, Derby Road, Wingerworth

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  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1800 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Milepost, Derby Road, Wingerworth, an early 19th century structure. 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 - II 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?. Listing NGR: SK3889767390.' (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/WIN/02.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 2000. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. Part V. North East Derbyshire. p 42.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 38897 67390 (point)

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  • EDR1792

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Record last edited

Jan 18 2024 4:43PM

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