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Trent and Mersey Canal, Canal Milepost North of Hoomill Lock at Sj 9976 2417

A Grade II Listed Building in Colwich, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8158 / 52°48'57"N

Longitude: -2.0049 / 2°0'17"W

OS Eastings: 399763

OS Northings: 324256

OS Grid: SJ997242

Mapcode National: GBR 286.HXX

Mapcode Global: WHBDW.5HJ4

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal, Canal Milepost North of Hoomill Lock at Sj 9976 2417

Listing Date: 10 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446846

Location: Colwich, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Colwich

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Haywood St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

COLWICH TRENT AND MERSEY
SJ 92 SE CANAL (West side)

19/10015 Canal Milepost north of
Hoomill Lock at SJ 9976
2417
GV II

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 39 miles" "Preston Brook 53 miles". Probably cast in the foundry of Rangeley 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 of the West Midlands (1966)
*Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)


Listing NGR: SJ9976324255

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