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Latitude: 52.8583 / 52°51'29"N
Longitude: -0.98 / 0°58'47"W
OS Eastings: 468777
OS Northings: 329460
OS Grid: SK687294
Mapcode National: GBR 9L8.YW7
Mapcode Global: WHFJK.XFJ4
Entry Name: Grantham Canal, 13 Miles Post Approximately 300 Metres West of Main Street, Hickling
Listing Date: 23 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227662
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425581
Location: Hickling, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, LE14
Civil Parish: Hickling
Built-Up Area: Hickling
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Hickling
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
HICKLING GRANTHAM CANAL
6/60 13 miles post approx.
- 300 metres west of
Main Street, Hickling
Canal milepost. Late C18. Cast-iron post with rounded top and
moulded edges. Raised letters read: "13 MILES FROM THE TRENT".
The figure 13 is on a riveted-on plate.
The canal was authorised in 1793 and this section was built by the
surveyor James Green, employed by Lord Middleton of Wollaton Hall.
C Cove-Smith. The Grantham Canal Today, 1974.
Listing NGR: SK6877729460
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