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Latitude: 53.2195 / 53°13'10"N
Longitude: -2.4799 / 2°28'47"W
OS Eastings: 368052
OS Northings: 369267
OS Grid: SJ680692
Mapcode National: GBR 7V.1448
Mapcode Global: WH99K.WB8Q
Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Milepost at Sj 6805 6928
Listing Date: 5 July 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244514
English Heritage Legacy ID: 449636
Location: Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester, CW10
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Davenham
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Davenham St Wilfrid
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 66 NE
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
Canal Milepost at SJ 6805 6928
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
78 miles" "Preston Brook 14 miles". 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: SJ 68052 69267
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