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Latitude: 52.8586 / 52°51'31"N
Longitude: -0.974 / 0°58'26"W
OS Eastings: 469175
OS Northings: 329507
OS Grid: SK691295
Mapcode National: GBR BMM.SNN
Mapcode Global: WHFJL.0DGV
Plus Code: 9C4XV25G+C9
Entry Name: Grantham Canal, 13 1/4 Miles Post Approximately 150 Metres East of Main Street, Hickling
Listing Date: 23 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227663
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425583
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
6/61 13¼ miles post approx.
- 150 metres east of
Main Street, Hickling
Canal milepost. Late C18. Cast-iron post with rounded top and
moulded edge. Raised letters read: "13¼ MILES FROM THE TRENT".
The figure 13¼ is painted on.
The canal was authorised in 1793 and this section was built by James
Green, Surveyor, employed by Lord Middleton of Wollaton Hall.
C Cove-Smith. The Grantham Canal Today, 1974.
Listing NGR: SK6917529507
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