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Monument record MDR9894 - Boundary Stone, Chevin Road, Chevin, Milford

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

The site is shown as 'B.S' on late 19th century OS maps and as 'Stone' on an early 20th century OS map. The late 19th century maps show a parish boundary on the opposite side of the road. (1, 2, 3) Gritstone post at the entrance to Swainsley Wood Farm, inscribed "DH". Possibly relating the Hurst family. (4) A post, measuring 0.6m high and 0.2m wide, with a rounded top was identified at SK 3466 4597 on the western side of Chevin Road during survey in 2008. The inscribed face looks east but could not be clearly deciphered, it is inscribed with a 'D' and another character that is described as "two squares on top of each other - could be an 8". (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-1.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-1, 1898.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XLV-1.
  • <4> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 16.4, with photo.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Jurecki, K (ARCUS). 2008. Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Landscape Project: Cromford and Belper Survey Transects. Level 1 Survey.. B1/8.



Grid reference Centred SK 3465 4598 (2m by 5m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3959

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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