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Canal Milepost East of Wheelock Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandbach, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1299 / 53°7'47"N

Longitude: -2.3707 / 2°22'14"W

OS Eastings: 375294

OS Northings: 359255

OS Grid: SJ752592

Mapcode National: GBR 016.TPY

Mapcode Global: WH9B0.KLBF

Entry Name: Canal Milepost East of Wheelock Wharf

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56252

Location: Sandbach, Cheshire East, CW11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Sandbach

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Wheelock Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
SJ 75 NE
5/100 (Wheelock)
Canal Mile post east of
Wheelock Wharf
GV II
Cast-iron mile post 1819. Dome topped 150mm in diameter and 1m high. The post supports a curved-on-plan distance indicator divided into two panels. The panels have raised black capital letters on a white background and read "Shardlow 69 miles" (east) and "Preston Brook 23 miles" (west). There is a beaded edging and division to the panels.
Near the base of the post there is a quatrefoil panel inscribed R & N Stone with
the date below.


Listing NGR: SJ7529459255

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