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Latitude: 53.1009 / 53°6'3"N
Longitude: -2.2712 / 2°16'16"W
OS Eastings: 381936
OS Northings: 356006
OS Grid: SJ819560
Mapcode National: GBR 01Q.NLQ
Mapcode Global: WHBCD.2BQ2
Entry Name: Milepost Adjacent to Locks 47, Church Lawton Top Lock
Listing Date: 26 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138765
English Heritage Legacy ID: 56501
Location: Church Lawton, Cheshire East, ST7
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Church Lawton
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Lawton (or Church Lawton) All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/01/2013
SJ 85 NW 8193 5603
CHURCH LAWTON C.P.
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
Milepost adjacent to Locks 47, Church Lawton Top Lock
(Formerly listed as Canal Milepost)
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 64 miles" "Preston Brook 28 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,
Listing NGR: SJ8193656006
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