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Latitude: 52.7763 / 52°46'34"N
Longitude: -1.6907 / 1°41'26"W
OS Eastings: 420961
OS Northings: 319902
OS Grid: SK209199
Mapcode National: GBR 4CN.Z8M
Mapcode Global: WHCGC.0G5Z
Entry Name: Canal Milepost at Sk 2089 1970
Listing Date: 10 February 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064774
English Heritage Legacy ID: 439908
Location: Dunstall, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13
District: East Staffordshire
Civil Parish: Dunstall
Built-Up Area: Gallow Bridge
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Dunstall St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
DUNSTALL TRENT AND MERSEY
SK 21 NW
CANAL (West side)
9/10004 Canal Milepost at SK 2089
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 19 miles" "Preston Brook 73 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: SK2096119901
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