Alfreton milepost is located at the A61 cross roads with Church Street and High Street in Alfreton.
It states the obvious but must be the only Derbyshire milepost to do so.
On the Historic England website the Alfreton milepost is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest. Also Grade: II and Date first listed: 16-Dec-1971 and recorded as Milepost. Early C19. Cast iron. Triangular section base with sloping head, bead fillet to edge and raised lettering. West side inscribed ‘NOTTM 16 MILES’, east side inscribed ‘ALFRN O MILES’ and top inscribed ‘ALFRETON PARISH’.
More information can be found on the Milestone Society website – “‘Milestone’ is a generic term, including mileposts made of cast iron. Such waymarkers are fast disappearing; around 9000 are thought to survive in the UK. Most were removed or defaced in World War II to baffle potential German invaders and not all were replaced afterwards. Many have been demolished as roads have been widened, or have been victims of collision damage, or have been smashed by hedge-cutters or flails.”