Monument record MDR9913 - Cast iron milepost, The Common, Crich

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Unknown - 1766 AD)

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Full Description

Cast iron milepost opposite the Rising Sun public house. On the Nottingham - Cromford Turnpike, inscribed ' Nottm 18, Ripley 4, Cromford 5'. The turnpike is dated 1766. (1) Milepost photographed in May 2002. (2) The milepost is early 19th century and is a diamond-section cast iron milepost on a short circular shaft. The north-west face reads NOTTm 18 RIPLEY 4. The south-west face reads CROMFd 5. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 11.2, with photo.
  • <2> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/CRI/03.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1335288.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 35025 54063 (1m by 1m)
Civil Parish CRICH, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2018 12:33PM

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