Monument record MDR9938 - Cast iron milepost, Derby Road, Duffield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

Cast iron milepost, inscribed 'Derby 4 miles'. Iron cast by J. Harrison, who traded from 47 Bridgegate, Derby from about 1820-1855. (1) The milepost is an early 19th century Grade II cast iron structure, inscribed DERBY/4/MILES, and with the name of the makers up the shaft, HARRISON. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.2, with photo.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109111.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DUF/02.



Grid reference Centred SK 3453 4276 (4m by 4m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Nov 18 2022 2:07PM

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