Monument record MDR9971 - Cast-iron milepost, Duffield Road, Darley Abbey, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian - 1830 AD to 1830 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

Cast-iron milepost on the Duffield Road near Darley Abbey post-office. Circular in section, reads "Duffield 3, Derby 1". (1) Mile Post, Duffield Road, Darley Abbey. Drum-headed stick type mile post by Harrison of Derby: 'Derby 1 mile - Duffield 3 miles'. (2) Milepost on the west side of the former Derby to Duffield turnpike road, now the A6. (3) Circular section cast iron milepost, dating from circa 1830, near former Darley Abbey Post Office. Cast by Derby firm Harrison. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.19, with photo..
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 53.
  • <3> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/DER/05.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 65.



Grid reference Centred SK 34740 38283 (2m by 4m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Dec 18 2017 3:22PM

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