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Latitude: 53.3066 / 53°18'23"N
Longitude: -2.1104 / 2°6'37"W
OS Eastings: 392740
OS Northings: 378858
OS Grid: SJ927788
Mapcode National: GBR FZP6.XD
Mapcode Global: WHBBH.K48X
Entry Name: Milestone on Towpath South of Canal Bridge Number 25
Listing Date: 6 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138891
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58173
Location: Adlington, Cheshire East, SK10
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Adlington
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 97 NW ADLINGTON C.P. HOLEHOUSE LANE
6/7 Milestone on towpath 30m
south of canal bridge
Milestone: C1830. Heavy rectangular sandstone block with a shaped
top reads "From ....... 7 Miles" on south face, and "From .......
19 1/4 Miles" in good seriffed script. The placenames of Marple and
Hall Green (the ends of the canal) were deliberately erased during the
Second World War to confuse German parachutists.
This is an example of the style of milestone on this canal with
simpler distance stones between. There is an example of such a stone
south of canal bridge no. 19 Adlington.
Listing NGR: SJ9274078858
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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