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Milepost Adjacent to Locks 47, Church Lawton Top Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Lawton, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/01/2013


SJ 85 NW 8193 5603
7/30


CHURCH LAWTON C.P.
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
Milepost adjacent to Locks 47, Church Lawton Top Lock


(Formerly listed as Canal Milepost)


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 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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