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Canal Milepost at SK 2089 1970

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunstall, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

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

Plus Code: 9C4WQ8G5+GP

Entry Name: Canal Milepost at SK 2089 1970

Listing Date: 10 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439908

Location: Dunstall, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13

County: Staffordshire

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

Tagged with: Milestone Building

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Description


DUNSTALL TRENT AND MERSEY
SK 21 NW
CANAL (West side)
9/10004 Canal Milepost at SK 2089
1970
- 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 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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