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Latitude: 52.8846 / 52°53'4"N
Longitude: -2.125 / 2°7'30"W
OS Eastings: 391682
OS Northings: 331908
OS Grid: SJ916319
Mapcode National: GBR 15Y.3K9
Mapcode Global: WHBDF.BRBH
Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Milepost at Aston Lock at Sj 9165 3192
Listing Date: 10 February 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1240240
English Heritage Legacy ID: 361635
Location: Stone Rural, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST15
Civil Parish: Stone Rural
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Aston St Saviour
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
The following building shall be added to the list:-
STONE RURAL TRENT AND MERSEY
SJ 93 SW CANAL
11/10006 Canal Milepost at Aston
Lock at SJ 9165 3192
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 46 miles" "Preston Brook 46 miles". Probably cast in the foundry of Rangely 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, The Canals ofthe West Midlands (1966)
Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)
Listing NGR: SJ9168231908
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