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Canal Milepost East of Bridge Number 44 at Sk 1826 1610 on North Side of Trent and Mersey Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Wychnor, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439907

Location: Wychnor, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13

County: Staffordshire

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

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Listing Text

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
1610
- II

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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