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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1243217
English Heritage Legacy ID: 446846
Location: Colwich, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18
Civil Parish: Colwich
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Great Haywood St Stephen
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
COLWICH TRENT AND MERSEY
SJ 92 SE CANAL (West side)
19/10015 Canal Milepost north of
Hoomill Lock at SJ 9976
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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