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Shropshire Union Canal Main Line Canal Mile Post by Nantwich Junction Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Henhull, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0724 / 53°4'20"N

Longitude: -2.5397 / 2°32'22"W

OS Eastings: 363935

OS Northings: 352935

OS Grid: SJ639529

Mapcode National: GBR 7S.BFM1

Mapcode Global: WH9B9.Y1SF

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Main Line Canal Mile Post by Nantwich Junction Bridge

Listing Date: 4 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56981

Location: Henhull, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Henhull

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Acton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

HENHULL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 65 SW
MAIN LINE
4/70 Canal mile post by
- Nantwich Junction Bridge
GV II

Cast-iron mile post, circa 1826. Dome topped, 150mm in diameter and
600mm high. The post supports a curved-on-plan "T" shaped distance
indicator, divided into three 300mm by 225mm panels. The panels have
raised blue capital letters on blue background and read "NANTWICH"
(north) "AUTHERLEY JUNCTION 39 MILES" (south) and "NORBURY JUNCTION
23½ MILES" (lower centre). There are beaded divisions and edgings to
the panels and the lower panel sits on a beaded-ring moulded on the
post.
Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SJ6393552935

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