SK2854 : Old Milepost

taken 18 years ago, near to Wirksworth, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Old Milepost
Old Milepost
Cast iron post by the B5023, in parish of WIRKSWORTH (DERBYSHIRE DALES District), Market Place; NW angle of Town Hall, in tarmac path in front of stone wall . Harrison iron casting Erected by the Ideridgehay & Duffield turnpike trust in the 19th century.

Inscription reads:- DUFFIELD 8½ / DERBY 13 / MILES / : : NEWHAVEN 9 / BUXTON 20 / MANCHES.TR 44 / MILES / : LONDON / 139 / MILES / : . ; J. Harrison / DERBY.


Milestone Society National ID: DE_DEWW13.
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Date Taken
Friday, 1 February, 2002   (more nearby)
Sunday, 10 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Milepost or Milestone 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 286 540 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.9609N 1:34.3947W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 286 540
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