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Stone Mile Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Wirksworth, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0784 / 53°4'42"N

Longitude: -1.5474 / 1°32'50"W

OS Eastings: 430419

OS Northings: 353557

OS Grid: SK304535

Mapcode National: GBR 59P.5KL

Mapcode Global: WHCDW.6WFF

Entry Name: Stone Mile Post

Listing Date: 23 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479260

Location: Wirksworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Wirksworth

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Wirksworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 35 SW WIRKSWORTH

812/6/10013 Stone Mile Post

GV II


Milepost. Late C18 or early C19. Square-sectioned gritstone pillar with smoothly-dressed faces, the sides lightly tooled. Approx. 1 metre in height, and set into northern verge of the lane running south-east / north west and linking the settlements of Wirksworth and Belper. South -west face inscribed " LONDON 139, DERBY 12, WIRKSWORTH ", and with incised gloved hands pointing in 2 directions. Later inscripions include survey benchmarks.


Listing NGR: SK3041953557

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