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Latitude: 52.8564 / 52°51'22"N
Longitude: -0.9498 / 0°56'59"W
OS Eastings: 470811
OS Northings: 329280
OS Grid: SK708292
Mapcode National: GBR BMN.ST9
Mapcode Global: WHFJL.CGYL
Plus Code: 9C4XV342+G3
Entry Name: Grantham Canal, 14 3/4 Miles Post Approximately 500 Metres North of the New Canal Farm
Listing Date: 23 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227664
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425585
Location: Hickling, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, LE14
Civil Parish: Hickling
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Hickling
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
HICKLING GRANTHAM CANAL
7/63 14¾ miles post approx.
- 500 metres north of
the new Canal Farm
Canal milepost. Late C18. Cast-iron post with rounded top and
moulded edge. Raised letters read: "14¾ MILES FROM THE TRENT".
The figure 14¾ is on a riveted-on-plate.
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: SK7081129280
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