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Grand Union Canal Milepost Now at Sp592686 Watford Locks

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3128 / 52°18'46"N

Longitude: -1.1316 / 1°7'53"W

OS Eastings: 459295

OS Northings: 268653

OS Grid: SP592686

Mapcode National: GBR 8RB.W69

Mapcode Global: VHCV6.B4MB

Entry Name: Grand Union Canal Milepost Now at Sp592686 Watford Locks

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Last Amended: 30 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361171

Location: Watford, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Watford

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Watford

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

WATFORD GRAND UNION CANAL
SP 56 NE
5/284 Milepost at SP596684
Watford Locks
II
The entry shall be to read:-

SP 56 NE WATFORD GRAND UNION CANAL

5/284 Milepost now at
SP592686,
Watford Locks

II

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WATFORD GRAND UNION CANAL
SP56NE
5/284 Milepost at SP 596684 Watford
Locks

- II

Milepost. Late C19. Cast iron with inscription 'G.J.C. Co. Leicester 39 miles'.
The Grand Union Canal was authorised by Act of Parliament in 1810. The Watford
section was opened in 1814. In 1893-4 the Leicester line of the canal was taken
over by the Grand Junction Canal Company.
(A.H. Faulkner, The Grand Junction Canal, 1972, p.190).


Listing NGR: SP5929568653

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