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Latitude: 52.7422 / 52°44'31"N
Longitude: -1.7309 / 1°43'51"W
OS Eastings: 418265
OS Northings: 316097
OS Grid: SK182160
Mapcode National: GBR 4D6.16Z
Mapcode Global: WHCGJ.DB0L
Entry Name: Canal Milepost East of Bridge Number 44 at Sk 1826 1610 on North Side of Trent and Mersey Canal
Listing Date: 10 February 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064773
English Heritage Legacy ID: 439907
Location: Wychnor, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13
District: East Staffordshire
Civil Parish: Wychnor
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Wychnor St Leonard
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
The following buildings shall be added to the list:-
WYCHNOR TRENT AND MERSEY
SK 11 NE
CANAL (North side)
8/10003 Canal Milepost east of
Bridge No 44 at SK 1826
Canal milepost. Dated "R & D Stone 1819" on shaft. Cast iron painted black and white. Circular post with moulded head and embossed letters on 2 convex tablets below: "Shardlow 22 miles" "Preston Brook 70 miles". Probably cast in the foundry of Rangeley and Dixon in Lichfield Street, Stone*. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966)
*Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)
Listing NGR: SK1826516097
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