Monument record MDR9939 - Cast Iron Milepost, Derby Road, Burley Hill, Duffield

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

Cast iron milepost inscribed 'Duffield 1, Derby 3'. (1) The milepost is an early 19th century cast iron structure, inscribed DERBY/3/MILES/DUFFIELD/1/MILE, and with the name of the makers up the shaft, HARRISON. (2) Mile Post, Allestree. Drum-headed mile post by Harrison of Derby: 'Derby 3 miles - Duffield 1 miles'. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.3, with photo.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109108.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 49.
  • <4> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DUF/01.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3500 4132 (5m by 5m)
Civil Parish DUFFIELD, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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