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Latitude: 52.8959 / 52°53'45"N
Longitude: -0.9918 / 0°59'30"W
OS Eastings: 467922
OS Northings: 333637
OS Grid: SK679336
Mapcode National: GBR 9KW.G2H
Mapcode Global: WHFJC.QGXS
Entry Name: Grantham Canal, Canal 9 1/4 Miles Post Approximately 600 Metres South of Colston Bridge
Listing Date: 23 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045645
English Heritage Legacy ID: 241815
Location: Colston Bassett, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, NG12
Civil Parish: Colston Bassett
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Colston Bassett
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
COLSTON BASSETT GRANTHAM CANAL
4/8 Canal 9¼ miles post
- approx. 600 metres
south of Colston
Canal milepost. Late C18. Cast-iron post with rounded head and moulded
edge. Raised letters read '9¼ MILES FROM THE TRENT'. The figure 9¼ is
on a riveted-on plate.
The Canal was authorised in 1793 and this section was built by the surveyor
James Green, employed by Lord Middleton of Wollaton Hall.
C Cove-Smith. The Grantham Canal Today, 1974.
Listing NGR: SK6792233637
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