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. 18th-19th century in date. (2)
From the National Heritage List for England:
'WINGERWORTH SK36NE DERBY ROAD 1264-0/6/142 (West side) Milepost
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 TUPTON', below which, on the sloping upper face, is recorded the manufacturer: 'J.HAYWOOD, JNR, DERBY'. South face of milepost reads: 'CHESTERFIELD 3 MILES. DRONFIELD 8 MILES. SHEFFIELD 15 MILES.' North face reads: 'CLAY CROSS [obscured] MILES. DERBY 20 MILES'.
Listing NGR: SK3905265769.'
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/WIN/01.
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.2.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1319796.
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SK 39052 65769 (point) (Approximate)
WINGERWORTH, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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